Sail branding options on Pixel Flyer

With the huge Code 3 now branded and looking mighty impresive, we are now looking for more sponsors for the other sails. Below is a download link for a pdf outlining the costs involved in sail branding on Pixel Flyer and the sails available. The next sail likely to be purchased is the A5/Code 5…

Interview on BBC radio

Alex was recently interviewed by Graham Torrington on BBC radio. The interview is in two parts below –

First Sail Sponsor – Waterfront Cars

We have our first major sail sponsor in the form of Waterfront Cars in Portsmouth. Using our huge 130 square meter Code 3 genoa, Waterfront Cars will have pride of place on the sail. The striking red white and blue logo will certainly stand out on the water. Swanwick based Ocean Art, led by Trudy…

More English Braids onboard!

Justin and I spent the day putting some of the new halyards in and sorting out the mainsheet strop that we broke during the Length of Britain record. Still some more rope to come though which will need a bit more work to put in as they are the 2:1 halyards from the top of…

Honorary Royal Temple Yacht Club Membership

After giving a talk at the Royal Temple Yacht Club, Commodore Frank Martin handed over a club burgee, a tie and Honourary membership of the club. Not sure exactly where I will fly the burgee from but I am sure I can get some good pics with it as we round cape Horn in a couple…

Some new sponsors

We now have Kannad, our latest sponsors, with logo on-board, both in the cockpit and below decks. Kannad have supplied the team with the latest technology in EPIRBS for both the boat and crew as well as fitting us out with Kannad Safelink R10 AIS trackers for use when sailing with other boats. It’s great to…

How to get onboard

With crowd funding, anyone can have their picture or logo on the hull of Pixel Flyer as we set more World Records. It’s all done via the website, we have even put a video together for you so no excuses! each 5cm x 5cm square costs from only £25 so what cheaper way to sail…

Getting the boat back

The next job is to get Pixel Flyer back to her base in Gosport to begin preparing for the next record attempt.

We did it – a NEW RECORD

In the darkness off John O’Groats, the team of three crossed the finishing line after 3 days 11 hours 52 minutes and 15 seconds at an average speed of 7.39kts. After a very fast start reaching up the Irish sea, things went calm as they passed the Hebridean coast of Scotland. However they managed to…

The long wait!!

Well our waiting may finally be over soon. The plan is to leave Falmouth just after midnight and head to the start at Lands End. The tracker will begin 15 minute updates once we leave the marina (Tracker link) – I will try and tweet and update the blog when I can, you can also…