Daily Archives: July 26, 2010

9:00 pm update

9:00 pm           Steve called and they have 14 knots of wind and sailing 9 knots!  They have an hour to the bridge and another hour to the finish mark. So….they should be in around 11 pm.  PTL!! .

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5:30 pm-Monday, July 26

5:30 pm           Steve called and seemed in good spirits in spite of their location near Grays Reef sailing at about 6 knots with only 37 miles to go. Considering they spent 8 hours going 1 knot or less, 6 knots … Continue reading

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2:30 pm-Monday, July 26

Swiftsure nearing Petoskey area running at 2.2 with 42 miles to go.  Mary and I are now on the Island and enjoying our comfy room–ready to go get something to eat & check out the town. .

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Monday Morning on the Island

From Torresen: 0430 Race Time, Monday, July 26th. The water at the Straits of Mackinaw is glass. There is an occasional dark spot indicating a touch of breeze, but they are few and far between.  This is evidenced by the Turbo Runaway … Continue reading

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7:30 am – Monday, July 26

Swiftsure has 68 nautical miles to go – sailing along at 5.0!  May the winds pick up and you sail toward your goal with grace! We’ll be eagerly waiting for you on the Island, boys. “Let us run with endurance … Continue reading

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