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#MaidenInspires – Carol Dawson
Introducing our young people to Maiden was a real privilege as it has not only shown them another aspect of boating but engaged them with the Maiden message. Around half...
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: Hello Neptune!
The lead pack of 4 including Maiden are now well clear of the Doldrums, after a fairly easy passage through... although I am sure it didn’t feel like it as...
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: The South East Trade winds
Life on board will be pretty uncomfortable. Maiden is made of aluminium so it is like sailing along in a giant overheated biscuit tin. The decks will be so hot...
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: the North East Trade Winds
The area of the Doldrums moves around making it difficult to navigate a route through the narrowest part. A great deal of patience (which I personally am not famous for!)...
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: All is about to change as the boats hit the infamous Doldrums
The leaders are now well down the track towards the Cape Verde Islands. Having successfully navigated between the Canary Islands and making the most of the accelerated wind between the...
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: One Week In
As the boats enter their second week at sea, they have had their first taste of heavy weather as an Atlantic Depression brought strong winds and a difficult sea state....
Sal’s Ocean Globe Race Analysis: The Race Start
Maiden is the smallest of the lead pack. In those conditions Waterline Length means speed, so with no opportunity for tactical sailing it has been down the crew of Maiden...
Maiden Update from Heather – 25th and 26th of April 2023
As we reach over the halfway point, the once frantic sound of trimming has become less frequent. Its easy to get a bit too settled into boat life and completely...
From Spinnakers to Sweet Treats: Lana’s Daily Update on Sailing and Snacking aboard Maiden”
After finishing up my breakfast I did some short reading on advanced sail trimming thanks to a book Skipper Heather gave me, it is concentrated and informative filled with pictures...
Dinner time! Dehydrated food from The Trail Food Co. on Maiden
Dehydrating food has become increasingly popular recently. It's a preservation method that involves removing moisture from food, which inactivates the enzymes that would otherwise allow bacteria and other microorganisms to...