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Maiden has arrived in Sydney, her second stopover on The Maiden Factor World Tour!

Maiden has arrived in Sydney! After leaving Fremantle on the 7th April, 2140 nautical miles later, Maiden has just been welcomed into the next stopover on the World Tour, at Cruising Yacht Club Of Australia at 8PM (AEST, UTC+10). Maiden was escorted in by two magnificent yachts, Argo and Wild Thing, with friends and family waiting to cheer in the crew. Wendy was especially pleased to arrive at her hometown and club and to see many familiar faces!After a well

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BLOG POST BY NICOLA TRINDER

19/04/2019 Hi all! There’ll be a few people reading this blog who are just as surprised as me to see me on Maiden sailing to Sydney with 6 professional sailors, but sometimes in life, the wind changes in an unexpected direction (see what I did there?!) and provides you with opportunities that you must take; once-in-lifetime experiences. Two weeks ago, my partner, Simon was helping Maiden out with some of their stopover maintenance in Freo, and then suddenly he had

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Nick and the Alternators

Nope not a new band – just a great tale of daring do – and you know us sailors just love a good tale! So!  On Tuesday 2nd April, our Shore Team found out that the reason for the engine failure upon arrival into Fremantle, Australia, was that the alternators had shorted.  We needed to find replacements but Yanmar in Australia do not stock that model type (useful!) and we needed to get them from the UK.  However, a quick

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