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Runners and Riders, Jumpers and Fallers… (More…)

  We are sorry to say that Concise 8 has had to retire from the 2015 Transat Jacques Vabre.   Late last night the boat suffered hull damage and turned downwind to seek shelter in Ireland.   Jack and Gildas are now safely back on dry land in the port...

They are off… (More…)

There might be a “Man for all Seasons” but unfortunately that does not apply to boats. Especially race boats. You have to make decisions when you get one. Inshore, offshore, full crew, short-handed, upwind, downwind performance, reaching? Q. How many miles is...

Barbados has it all – from flying fish, to flying boats (More…)

The CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. William Griffith, has announced a new and exciting partnership between Barbados and Team Concise, Britain’s hugely successful offshore racing team.The aim of the collaboration is to attract more yachts to Barbados, the West Indies premier tourist destination, and...

Three Boats Racing In the Rolex Fastnet (More…)

Three Boats Racing In the Rolex Fastnet. It was a tough start for Concise 10 in the iconic Rolex Fastnet Race. More tide than wind saw her swept onto the inner marker buoy off the Royal Yacht Squadron and having to reround it or take a penalty....

Artemis Challenge (More…)

Driving rain, poor visibility, thunder and lightning and a cold 15 knot NE. wind made for a dramatic start to the Artemis Challenge Race - the must do Cowes Week , “Grand Prix” event....

J.P. Morgan Round the Island Race (More…)

With Concise 10 still under “Paprec” colours and our crew training on her in Lorient, it was decided to make a last minute stealth raid on the iconic Round the Island Race (Cowes, Isle of Wight) and take everyone by storm....

Jack’s Solitaire so far (More…)

A wrap up of Leg 2 - 2.1 and Leg 3   Leg 1 of each Solitaire I have done now always feels like an epic one, but then you have to realise that it is just the first leg and there is still a whole lot...

The Race is On – Normandy Channel Race 2015

We are into the second day of the Normandy Channel Race with Concise 8 grimly holding on to 2nd place - having been anywhere between 9th and in the lead. The Women's team are sticking in there and at one stage got up to 8th...

Off the line – Normandy Channel Race 2015

The 2015 Normandy Channel Race got off to a confused start. There were at least 4 boats over the line as the gun went off. The lower than expected number of boats could well be down to the prevailing economic conditions in France (bad) and...

Team Concise in the Normandy Channel Race 2015

Ned a veteran of this race has raced at the sharp end of Class 40s for the past 10 years, and spearheaded the campaign spanning three evolutions of boat, he is looking to make a final mark before moving on to new offshore racing challenges....