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Sweeping across the Bay of Biscay

  Nikki Henderson – Skippers Log Update 26/11/2018 1700UT approximately 50NM due west of La Coruna on NW tip of Spain. Since leaving Plymouth, we have had a great few days at sea. First 30 hours we motored, through rain – saw a few whole rainbows – looked for the gold but sadly none to be found.  Lovely sigh of relief and relaxation to lose sight of land.  7 girls in their element.  The green monster behaved himself and everyone

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Two years since we bought Maiden she sets sail

    Well it seems fitting that Maiden continued her World Tour exactly two years to the day that we managed to buy Maiden after two years of fundraising!   On Friday 23rd November my daughter, Mack and I drove to Plymouth to catch up with Skipper Nikki Henderson and the crew.  The three guest crew had just spent their first night on Maiden and it was just a tad chilly as we have no heater.  Volvo veteran Sara Hastreiter,

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Update on HM King Hussein’s birthday

  Maiden Update As you may know, Maiden left Hamble at 13:00 on Wednesday 7th November. Even though we knew the weather was awful, this was a great chance for Nikki Henderson and her crew to ‘shake down’ the boat before the Bay of Biscay.  The plan was to head down the Channel which gives access to a number of ports on the way if Maiden needed to shelter from the storm or correct any issues. Pupils from Meon Cross

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