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Rolex Middle Sea Race - High pressure dominates Phaedo3
Phaedo3 - 2015 Rolex Middle Sea RaceRachel Jaspersen

Rolex Middle Sea Race – High pressure dominates Phaedo3

High pressure dominated the Southern Mediterranean for the start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race 2015. Lloyd Thornburg’s Phaedo3 got off to a great start, leading the “drift off” towards Sicily.

Rolex Middle Sea Race - High pressure dominates Phaedo3

Phaedo3 – 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race Rachel Jaspersen

The first night will be tricky. Breeze is down to sub four knots and Phaedo3 has been joined by the maxi’s Rambler and Momo in a ‘snakes and ladders’ contest as they head towards the strait of Messina.

Rolex Middle Sea Race - High pressure dominates Phaedo3

Phaedo3 – 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race Rachel Jaspersen

On board Phaedo3 with Lloyd Thornburg is co skipper Brian Thompson, together with Miles Seddon, Sam Goodchild, Henry Bomby, Pete Cumming and Paul Allen.

by Rachel Jaspersen

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