RG650 Mini 816 is in the final stages of preparations. Over the last few days the boat and my equipment has been checked thoroughly by Class Mini to ensure everything is in order prior to the Mini Transat
On Saturday 200 euro worth of pharmacy and medical equipment went into my new medical kit and was inspected by the class doctor. The doctor was fantastic in helping me decipher the french and write on each item what it is to be used for incase of any sickness.
For the Mini Transat you have a choice of seven sails, and each one is measured and stamped. AUS 816 RG650 sails are designed by Nathan Quirk who designed the sail for the Volvo 70 Groupama. The new sails are designed smaller than my previous sails and are quite different in design to most other mini sails. Once again RG650 is in the forefront of technology and the results speak for themselves, with my last race result 12th out of a fleet of 84 boats.
Today we continue with preparations on the boat, and at midday I will undergo my full safety check and the final inspection of the boat by Class Mini to ensure that I conform to the many requirements.
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