Start of the 3 Peaks Race 2006
Team Flapjack with Andrea Goode and Gwyn Jones
Daily reports..........3 peaks website
Message..All boats arrived at (undecipherable) 11.45pm Sat
wind picking up from south..G
Next message....11th place...run in 5:04(7th fastest)... set sail Whitehaven 6:01am... time for shut eye..G 18/6 14.36 in Whitehaven (G) in torrential rain ....waiting..... meeting them Wasdale later
18/6/ 18.29 6 boats arriving race against tide... 10-20 mins till low water then 4 hr wait and don't know if we're 1 of the 6 now exciting is that!
19/6 1.58 keel working landed 0045 very rough on their way to Sca fell
19/6 7.36 going well at Wasdale 0550 despite no sleep and little food on the boat have caught one of 6 teams that left 2 hrs B4 them
weather atrocious
19/6 10.09 got down off Sca fell 0930 cold but still laughing.... gave them hot food and tea.... should be back to Whitehaven by 2pm 4cast wind 6-7
Team flapjack retire due to extreme weather conditions
19/6 21.10 Due to 4cast and the experience of yesterdays broaching the team have decided to retire...and wish the others good luck.
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