Volvo Round Ireland Success

Martyn Ruksclass 40, Class 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

Volvo Round Ireland Success In 2016 our big challenge was to achieve Volvo Round Ireland success. Success is often measured in the result of the race or the placing of the boat. To us success was measured in terms of successful completion of the race and the personal victories that come with it. So in the second part of our blog about the race we reflect on it from a crew member’s perspective. You can read the race reflections of the shore … Read More

Treat of a lifetime, or best value marketing opportunity ever?

James Closeclass 40, Class 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing, Rolex Fastnet, Route Du Rhum, TJV0 Comments

Calling all wannabe Vendee Globe sailors, offshore racers, mini transit sailors, adventurers, business owners and marketing managers looking for sponsorship exposure in the world of offshore sailing… specifically the Rolex Fastnet Race. Raising or spending £200K for a Class 40 offshore / ocean race campaign is a pretty big challenge for both sailors looking for support and the businesses raising the funds. Making the step from dinghy racing or mini transat to Class 40 is a large one. In the … Read More

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections

Martyn RuksClass 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing0 Comments

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections At Dream or Two Sailing we like to take on some big challenges when it comes to offshore sailing and specifically racing. This year the main feature of our Sailing Programme was the Volvo Round Ireland race. Our plan was to complete it on Fortissimo (aka 40simo) our Class 40 racing yacht. We knew this would be a test for everyone involved and it certainly lived up to its billing. Now the dust has settled … Read More

Gosport Peninsula Charity Pursuit Results

Martyn RuksCharity, Class 40 racing0 Comments

The Event On Saturday 21st May 2016 the first Gosport Peninsula Charity Pursuit took to the waters of the Solent with the aim of raising lots of money for local charities. Dream or Two Sailing were proud to participate in the first running of the event, organised by the Gosport Marine Scene CIC, on our Class 40 Fortissimo. While a race boat like ours may outwardly seem like an advantage in a race, in reality it meant a large penalty … Read More