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Les sables Lesaçores has started

On June 22nd, 54 Mini6.50 have started Les sables race from Les Sables-d’Olonne to Azores islands. That race consists of 2 legs, outward and return, which is 1,270 miles each by single hand. Many sailors join this race who took part in MAP and Mini Fastnet. Sailers who would like to be qualified to Mini Transat have to gain experiences… Read more →

days for maintaining

A week has passed in France. Had a busy week for maintaining my boat.  Finally, I finished all my tasks given by my coach, Estelle, who is a sailor joined last Mini Transat with POGO2 which is same type boat as mine.   All what she told is reliable and every time open my eyes. I will start my training on… Read more →

Back to France

I’ve finished preparation in Japan and move to France, will train 2 months. In the first half of my staying in France, I will maintain my boat and do train, train, and train to improve my sailing skill for Mini6.50 specified. Luckily, a Sailer who finished Mini transat 2017 will coach me. In the latter half of my staying, it… Read more →

Temporary return to Japan

I’m in Japan for a short time until May 12. During my staying in Japan, I’m keeping for preparing. Full of items are there on my task list such as ordering custom made parts, purchasing products at 100 JPY shop, and leaning French! I saw my friends and supporters and received many supportive and encouraging comments. To be honest, I’m… Read more →

Seascape Challenge closed

We finished short course (70 miles) in Seascape Challenge this year. We faced hard situation, but successed to finish. It was good weather in this year, warmer than usually, was fine and had good wind during race. I go back to Japan once to do some preparations. After I come back to France, my second phase will be started and… Read more →

Arrived in Croatia

I’m in Murter island in Croatia to take part in Seascape Challenge which is a sailing race with “Seascape” in Adriatic Sea. It will start at 9:00 am (it is 4:00 pm in Japan). I will join that race with my customer and Seascape24 (24ft. long boat) for 140 miles distance. Weather forecast said we have good wind today but… Read more →

Learned so much to defend myself

All sailors who would like to take part in Mini Transat are required to complete indicated races beforehand. On the premise that take part in those races, we sailors have to be certified with many options. I took some required training for ocean races in this weekend in GB. Studied hard through 3 days! It was really good opportunity for… Read more →

A busy week

I have been busy this week because I had many things to do such as test sailing, maintenance, and moving my boat to other port. But I keep good condition and feel really happy to prepare for my challenge. I will move to England in this weekend to take some skill training. Ocean race sailors are required to be certified… Read more →