Yet another trip to France, but this time not for the start of the Transat or to look at used boats, but to pick one up. Quick German highways, lit up Belgian ones all the way to Douarnenez. Note to self: Remember that the petrol station just before Amiens does not like my credit card. (Probably going to end up looking at the dash around there anyway … )
Within the next couple of weeks I will find a used boat. The first official Classe Mini qualification races are planned towards the end of the summer in the Mediterranean. Until then I will sail several German regattas that might not count towards qualifying, but should help get to grips with the boat.
Even if I continue as up until now, I will need at least another three years to finance the hull. That’s why I spent last weekend in France to look for a used boat.