Capgemini Sailing Regatta

9th/10th September 2006


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Arrival at the pontoon at Port Solent for the Capgemini Weekend Regatta
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There were 20 Sunsail Jeanneau 37's in the regatta
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Our boat - number 41 - named 'Eco Friendly' to recognise the combined Ecosystem and Front End teams
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Looking around before ...
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... going straight to the pub!
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Skipper Dave
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Doing the flaming Sambuca trick
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Doesn't look like it but Dave did succeed in setting light to his finger
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Saturday morning doing the most important job - making the sandwiches
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Wish we'd got TomTom
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Ian - the Competent Crew
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Although coming in just outside the top three, we actually spent most of the two main races in the lead - we'll take a GPS next year.
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Richard
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Mike
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Sharon
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Stephanie
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Chris
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The Pimms party on the Big Boss's boat - note Belleropheron in front - named after one of Nelson's Men of War - also known as 'Billy Ruffian'
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The Dutch crew were the overall winners
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This containership was massive - 14 containers wide - I'm glad it wasn't moving fast
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Who put that sail in the way?
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Dave's actually very pleased with our efforts and placing - the better of the two joint 4ths out of 20.
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Slowly coming back to Port Solent with the sail tucked away and soon to be on the even slower A3!

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