Three races today on the Gulfo di Cagliari in a Mistral of 15 to 27 knots. We had our worst day with a 9, 8, 6. Still we hung on to third place overall. Team New Zealand won the regatta although they did not win any of the races today.

Matador had a first in the first race then a last in the last race. It was all pretty mixed up.

The racing was very tight in the smooth water and the narrow tacking angles. We were just a few meters short of crossing starboard tack boats at the windward marks and had to duck them several times today. This added up to a lot of places.

Anyway, all in all, it was a very good week on the Artemis.

Next appointment is in Portimao, Portugal mid August.

Flying home to SF tomorrow and 505 training with Howie on Monday.

I’ll keep you posted.

For complete results go to 2009.medcup.org