"can I 'ave a go, mister?"

what's it like on board?..

Racing a large, very expensive, high maintenance, yacht is something only a few get to experience, so here is a glimpse at what it was like on board Antipodes from Penang to Langkawi on Thursday... care of their additional crew member for the trip, Guy "where's my boat?" Nowell.

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"can I 'ave a go, mister?"

Posted by Malcolm at 12:08 AM on Nov 26, 2016

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  • Drift around at the start waiting for the wind...
    Drift around at the start waiting for the wind...
  • Wave bye bye to Penang...
    Wave bye bye to Penang...
  • get everything ready...
    get everything ready...
  • tell the crew..
    tell the crew..
  • Discuss tactics.... trust the skipper...
    Discuss tactics.... trust the skipper...
  • do your job...
    do your job...
  • trust the skipper...
    trust the skipper...
  • reply to shouts of
    reply to shouts of "starboard" with "loads of room mate"...
  • i said trust the skipper... it's his boat!
    i said trust the skipper... it's his boat!
  • see... told you there was loads of room...
    see... told you there was loads of room...
  • phew... glad thats done.. now which way is Langkawi?... let's ask this fisherman...
    phew... glad thats done.. now which way is Langkawi?... let's ask this fisherman...
  • wind's dropping.... lets get out that nice red thingy with stars all over it...
    wind's dropping.... lets get out that nice red thingy with stars all over it...
  • ah well.. at least it's not raining... lovely sunsets they have round here...
    ah well.. at least it's not raining... lovely sunsets they have round here...
  • oh dear... winds shifted.. lets move that red thingy round to the other side...
    oh dear... winds shifted.. lets move that red thingy round to the other side...
  • yep... lovely sunset.. do you think we'll make the finish before closing time?
    yep... lovely sunset.. do you think we'll make the finish before closing time?