Apr 19 2012

Finally in Florida *Updated*

Published by at 08:43 under Racing,World's

Well after the plane breaking down and getting delayed for 27 hours only to have a Virgin flight block the runway up for another few hours I’m finally here.

The boats got stuck in customs for a day and instead of a flatbed car lorry to onload all we got was a covered truck with a tailgate lift.

with some inginuity, brute strenght and plenty of ignorance all boats are on the deck and in one piece, all rigged up just having a bite to eat and then off for some training and hopefully be ready for the US Nationals starting tomorrow.

Awful weather here, 28 degrees and blowing 18-20knots from the West every afternoon.

Chris’s progress Click Here

11 responses so far

11 Responses to “Finally in Florida *Updated*”

  1. Robin Foster-Tayloron 19 Apr 2012 at 09:12

    ’28 degrees and blowing 18-20knots’ – I feel your pain.

  2. Barry Duceon 19 Apr 2012 at 11:03

    Good Luck Chris, is there a web site to follow the results etc, and a web cam?
    cheers barry

  3. Chris Boshieron 19 Apr 2012 at 17:09

    results will be posted somewhere on the St Pete’s yacht club site


  4. Barry Duceon 19 Apr 2012 at 19:49

    the club house looks fantastic, take a look at the link chris has put on,

  5. Struan Wallaceon 22 Apr 2012 at 09:04

    Good luck Chris and enjoy the warm swims, Lucky B, Let us know how you get on.

  6. Wayne Milleron 26 Apr 2012 at 08:35

    Good luck mate……27hour+ delay….an excellent course of willpower!!!

  7. Wayne Milleron 26 Apr 2012 at 08:41

    Good luck mate……27hour+ delay….an excellent course of willpower!!!

    Doing ok in 11th I see..well done.

  8. Martyn Eyreon 26 Apr 2012 at 22:59

    To view Chris’s great race results click on the link in his article.

  9. Chris Boshieron 30 Apr 2012 at 13:38

    well it’s all over, winds were a bit light for me, but managed to hang onto 13th and finish top Brit in the end.

  10. Chris Boshieron 30 Apr 2012 at 14:01

    results are here http://www.spyc.org/default.aspx?p=v35ArticleView&itemID=270502
    and there are some pictures from photoboat here http://www.photoboatgallery.net/contender-worlds-2012

  11. Wayne Milleron 30 Apr 2012 at 14:19

    Well done Chris…pretty good result. Bet your getting them worried at the top now..see you soon.

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