Saturday, 3 May 2008

Stage 1 Win - update at 08:30 Sat May 3rd.

And the latest news...

Phone call from Steve - from the breakfast table with the distant sounds of munching and chatter.. - is anyone else noticing a trend here - of early morning hearty breakfasts?!

"The team are scheduled to leave Ramsgate at 10:30 this morning, and make a hard push down to Dover, then on to Le Havre. The organisers have made this change due to the favourable weather conditions and the general performance.

They arrived last night 45 mins ahead of the other crew - so

STAGE 1 goes to LCRC!

ast nights funny - during one of the changes a member of the crew shouted "Bag overboard!" - and floating past the Belle Founder was a carrier bag full of seating mats. The Support boat was hurried in to action to retrieve these before they disappeared in to the night.. "

(and thus yet another Tesco carrier bag was saved from drifting back toward London)

"So at 2am this morning the support boat was used as a new addition to Ramsgates "B&B" community. "

A little cozy perhaps?

More updates during the day as I get them,...
Armchair Steve

1 comment:

Polly said...

Well done all of you - fantastic news!

We thought of you all day long - & most particularly whilst driving back down the A3 at 1 am under the stars.

" Can this cockpit hold
The vasty fields of France? or may we cram
within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt?"


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The Langstone Lifesavers Fund: The L2P team has set a target of raising £50,000 (€65,000) for charities with a common theme – saving lives. Our first charities, which we hopefully won’t need on our trip, are the RNLI and the Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer; both charitable funds that save lives at sea. Our nominated Land-based lifesaving charities included are the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK.

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Thanks in advance
Steve S