Carnage In the Bay of Biscay for the Transat Jacques Vabre

In case anyone is any doubt about how tough the conditions have been for Keith White, there has been carnage in the Transat Jaques Vabre Atlantic race. Pro racers on new cutting edge race boats have been crashing out and sustaining huge structural damage, and dismastings. A lot of the fleet are having to do repairs [...]

By | 2015-11-30T20:40:02+00:00 October 31st, 2015|World Challenge|5 Comments

Keith White Shows Incredible Determination

Details are sketchy at the because Keith has got a lot to deal with at the moment, but if you are following his GPS Tracker you might have noticed Keith's slow progress. It seems that the reason for this is that due to some sort of failure, one of the foresails was dragging in the water [...]

By | 2017-04-13T08:56:29+00:00 October 31st, 2015|World Challenge|8 Comments

Keith White is Stopping for Repairs

Over the last few days Keith has been battered by winds of 40 knots. Classed as a force 8 Gale, the conditions have meant he's had to battle with ongoing repairs to the wind vane self steering system and to one of the running check stays that adds strength to the mast. The Bay of [...]

By | 2017-04-13T08:56:29+00:00 October 29th, 2015|World Challenge|13 Comments