2018 Sailing Programme

James CloseUncategorised

We have an exciting 2018 ahead of us with a LOT of Class 40 racing. Our main crewed race of the season, which you can take part in, will be the Volvo Round Ireland Race which we will be competing in as a Class 40, rather than on IRC handicap. This race is part of the Class 40 European Cup and we have decided to do all of the Euro Class 40 races this year. This means we will be heading … Read More

Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 on Class 40 Fortissimo – A blow by blow account – in detail!

James CloseClass 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing, James, Rolex Fastnet, Thoughts, Uncategorised

Finishing the Fastnet Race

At 1110 on Sunday 6th August Fortissimo and 6 crew started the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race. We were the second start of the day with the awesome IMOCA 60s, but with many Class 40s all jockeying for position the Class 40 fleet made for an exciting tacking session down the Solent and out towards the Needles. Typically, the wind was from the southwest and steadily building. It was just below 15 knots, but expected to increase to around 20. Combined … Read More

Sailing Experiences in 2016

Martyn RuksDream or Two Sailing, Uncategorised

Have you planned your 2016 sailing yet? We know that many of you had your first Dream or Two sailing experience on an RYA course. Now that we’re no longer an RYA school what does that mean for you? That’s what we’ll answer in this article! Whilst we may not be offering RYA courses anymore, coaching and education still remain at the heart of Dream or Two Sailing. We believe that becoming a better sailor and enjoying time out on … Read More

Jules Verne Trophy Attempt 2015

Martyn RuksUncategorised

Jules Verne Trophy Attempt 2015 Whilst we are eating and drinking far too much over the next few weeks, a few sailors will be pushing hard to beat the current round the world, non-stop sailing record. The Jules Verne Trophy Attempt in 2015 will be a closely fought battle between boats with some of the most advanced technology on the planet. The time to beat is 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes, 53 seconds, set by Banque Populaire V skippered … Read More