The Australian Sharpie is a highly competitive yet social class with a long history of attracting and developing champion sailors

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Road Trip

Vita Brevis has left on a long journey to SA to sail against the South Australian Sharpie Fleet in the Port Lincoln Frostbite series over two days. The trip is planned with around 30 hours of driving to get there and 30 hours back it will be long haul for the crew who aim to be back by Monday night.

Around 20 sharpies are expected to make the trip form adelaide for the series which rivals numbers for recent National Championships. With water temperatures a brisk 16 degrees the wetsuits have been packed and it puts meaning to the name 'frostbite'. Light winds are forecast for the weekend but being the southern ocean who knows what could end up rolling in.

Race updates will be posted on the crews blog page at Team Vita Brevis

Enjoy your time by the fire

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