Poole Regatta – FIRE in the hole!!!

Poole Regatta – FIRE in the hole!!!

Poole regatta turned out to be particularly exciting – for all the wrong reasons! Top of the leaderboard after day 1, we finished the first race of day 2 and, as normal, dropped the jib and turned the engine on. So far so good, 10 seconds later and the instruments have all given up the … Continue reading

Warsash Spring Series Prizegiving

Warsash Spring Series Prizegiving

Friday 18 May was also the prizegiving evening for the Warsash Spring Series, a select few of the Magnum crew headed over to the clubhouse to collect the 1st in IRC 1 prize and were rewarded with the unexpected privilege of the Commodors Cup. This is awarded to the boat the committee considers has put the best … Continue reading

Vice Admirals Cup – Race Report

Vice Admirals Cup – Race Report

Going into the weekend of 18-20 May, the weather forecast had been pretty variable, anything from 5 knots to 20! A lot of attention had been given to it as this was the second qualifying event for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores Cup. We needed a good result for selection, having staked a claim with the … Continue reading

RORC Morgan Cup: Race Report

NE winds were forecast for the duration of the race at 15 to 20 knots with occasional gusts above. The 130 mile course was west down the Solent to DZB off St Albans Head, 30 odd miles which we knocked off in 3 hours! We passed south of Poole in just 2 hours averaging 15 … Continue reading

F*ck, ar5e, t1t, w*nk

F*ck, ar5e, t1t, w*nk

Well, as sure as night follows day, a low follows a high! After the buzz of our first race win last weekend, Magnum 3 came back down to earth with a bump… At the Easter regatta, going into the start of the last day it was all very tight at the top of the leaderboard. … Continue reading

Michael Jackson lives –

(it’s the white gloves that gave it away) and has had a pole mounted Go-Pro surgically implanted into his head! In an even more surprising twist he is enjoying a new found interest in sailing, along with his good friend Magnum P.I. – proof of this is bought to courtesy of Hamo Thornycroft – rest … Continue reading