Day 1 – Normandy

The MBM fleet is assembled at Gosport ready for the off tomorrow

Briefing Day
Position 50° 48.12 N 001° 07.36 W
Royal Clarence Marina, Gosport

The MBM fleet is assembled at Royal Clarence Marina, ready for the off tomorrow. An inaugural briefing was held at 1830 hrs and notified everyone about the plans for the crossing to Cherbourg. The first boat, the 13 knot Aquastar ‘The Graduate” is due to depart at 0930 hrs.
The weather is looking favorable for tomorrow; the is forecast predicting force 2’s and 3’s, however the weather for Monday and Tuesday doesn’t look as good.

The boats taking part are as follows:

Aazadi Sunseeker San Remo 33
Allora Bayliner 275
Calm Voyager Fairline Phantom 40
Carpe Diem of Portsmouth Atlantis 42
Flower Power Sealine S28
Joli D Broom 42 CL
Jomima Broom 39 2 2
Kaikoura Botnia Targa 27
Kismet Princess 38
Maverick Broom 38CL
Petrolia Nimbus 42
Porky’s Revenge II Hardy Seawings 355
Shepherd Watch Princess 35
Sophie Windy 845
Splash Fairline Targa 29
StataJack Jeanneau Prestige 36
Stromvadie Weymouth 34
Sundowner of Jersey Sealine S34
The Graduate Aquastar Ocean Ranger
Time Flies Zeppellin 6.7m RIB