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    "Behind the Lens" Part 4 Team EF Whitbread 1997/8

    The last Whitbread Race I sailed was the 97/98race with Team EF.Pre-race I was having a chat with Johan Salen about my possible involvement.I said I would like to sail the first and second leg onboard and then continue as the Team photographer ashore.Great said Johan, one on the girls boat and one on the boys.I was a bit surprised and didn't reply quickly enough, he just left the room. And that was how it

    Published 14:02 on 31 Mar 2020

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    "Behind the Lens" Part 3 Intrum Justitia 1993/4 Whitbread Race

    Whitbread 60 Intrum Justitia.This main shot was taken in the Southern Ocean, well to the south or Tasmania on leg three of the 1993/4 Whitbread, Fremantle to Auckland I came on watch just as dawn was breaking.Before I took over the spinnaker trim I shot about 6 frames looking forward into the dawn light.It was blowing 45 knots and the waves were pretty big. In my calendar caption from 1995 I

    Published 16:35 on 30 Mar 2020

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    "Behind the Lens" Part 2 The Card 1989-90 Whitbread

    Going forward from Drum, 4 years later quiet a few of the same crew were sailing the Swedish entry The Card skippered by Roger Neilson with Magnus Olsson and Gurra Krantz the watch leader. One of my memories of sailing on the maxis in the Whitbread was the number of headsail changes we seemed to do.We had three#1 headsails, light, medium & heavy, a #2, #3, #4, #5 and a storm jib.It took everyone

    Published 16:29 on 30 Mar 2020

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    "Behind the Lens" Part 1 Drum in the 1985-86 Whitbread Race

    So this is where it started for me, on Drum I was a crew member and boat builder, photography was only a hobby but I had a few ideas I wanted to try out while ocean sailing, more on that on another post.There were up to 22 crew onboard Drum depending on the leg, so when we were straight line sailing there wasn't a lot to do, so I started taking pictures. In this

    Published 16:14 on 30 Mar 2020

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