Leg 1 Archive Portsmouth to Gran Canaria 29th August - 10th September 2001
Leg 2 Archive Gran Canaria to Rio de Janeiro 18th September - 16th October 2001
Leg 3 Archive Rio de Janeiro to the Falkland Islands 25th October - 11th November 2001
Leg 5 Archive Falkland Islands to Rio de Janeiro 16th February - 4th March 2002
Leg 6 Archive Rio de Janeiro to Antigua 13th March - 6th April 2002
Leg 7 Archive Antigua to Southampton 15 th April-146th Mayl 2002

Despatches from  Antarctica (Leg 4) 19th November 2001 - 4th February 2002


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Leg 3 - Rio de Janeiro to the Falkland Islands

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10th November 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) Tiger Two-Five"Since then it has been a case of trying to ensure that our landing was not premature on one of the many treacherous rocks and reefs that skirt the islands in a howling 40 knot headwind and choppy seas."   more...>
10th November 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) Hot news from John Laing:

Land Ho!    more...>

7th November 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) "Today has been a true pearl of southern ocean sailing - An average of over 7 knots sustained hour after hour with a perfectly clear sky and the clarity of air and light that seems only to be found in these parts."     more...>
5th November 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) To have tried to outrun the gale system (which true to form did produce storm force winds further to the east of us) which initially thwarted our progress would have been such a folly."    more...>
31st October 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) "As the wind has reached 40 knots (well into Gale Force 8 and at the point it starts to scream in the rigging) and the wave heights have risen dramatically it has been a good opportunity to put John Laing to the test for the rigours that will inevitably lie ahead once the Antarctic Team leave the Falkland Islands in less than a month's time."  more...>
29th October 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) "It promises to be another frustrating 24 hours ahead with gales, storms, headwinds, rain and delayed arrival seemingly uppermost in the imagination."  more...>
27th October 2001 This despatch includes photo image(s) It is an emphasis on discovering, developing, nurturing and placing the core abilities of the individual which we share with our Expedition's main sponsor, FirstPersonGlobal and their parent Harvey Nash.  more...>
25th October 2001



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Leg 3 crew in Rio....

 

 

The BAAE roadshow rolls again, John Laing slipped Rio de Janeiro at 13:00 local time (UK time minus 4 hours) this afternoon bound for the Falkland Islands.   more...>

 

 


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