Vento di Sardegna keeps the lead in the OSTAR2017 Ocean Race, which departed from Plymouth on May 29th. The miles on the second competitor (BAM) have increased: now they are about 470 (18.30 Italy time). It is very cold, the water temperature is 2.8 degrees, the boat is now lapping the limit of Terranova icebergs: [...]
Live Photo from Vento di Sardegna: the VHF antenna has been uprooted, the damaged headboard but Andrea is repairing it, demonstrating its usual readiness spirit and technical skills and uncommon manuals. At this time the boat is in a relative calm zone, and its speed is aligned with that of other competitors. The advantage on [...]
After dubbing the eye of the dangerous Icelandic depression, Andrea Mura keeps the lead of OSTAR 2017. A really difficult race, as by tradition. Yesterday severe weather conditions with a force 8 that caused some damage (fortunately not compromising) to Vento di Sardegna: the VHF antenna in the head of the master was rooted, a [...]
OSTAR 2017 sailed yesterday at 13.30 local time The delay, due to the fog and the absence of wind, did not cause any particular departure criticality. Vento di Sardegna had some small technical problems then promptly recovered. It was a very conservative start. At the moment (16.45 pm Italian time), the boat led by Andrea [...]
Great news for a unique event in the panorama of Sardinian sailing and not only: the Round Sardinia Race. The number of stages of the 2017 edition (from 5 to 6, with the addition of Arbatax) is increasing, starting September 23 (with ceremony on 22), arriving on September 30 (and awarding on October 1). The [...]
There is only two days left on the departure of OSTAR 2017, the terrible transatlantic regatta coming to Plymouth (UK) on May 29th. The Ostar is the oldest and legendary regatta for solitary navigators and takes place every 4 years on the route from Plymouth to Newport R.I. (USA), 2,850 miles. It is considered the [...]
Very important numbers, those who accompanied Andrea Mura on departure from Cagliari for transfer to Plymout, where he will compete in the terrible OSTAR racing. Thousands of people have greeted Andrea on departure Saturday 22 April from Cagliari harbor. And so many enthusiasts who followed Andrea even at sea. The official greetings from the institutions [...]
Sardinian ocean racer will depart from Cagliari on April 22. Read more Here.