Stuck for a Christmas Present?

What do you get someone, who already has most of what they want, for Christmas? It’s that time of year when you may be stuck with what to get your partner or loved ones for a Christmas present. Having their picture on the side of the Pixel Flyer as we aim for the Round the…

Cleaning the hull

This weeks job has been to clean the hull. As we haven’t been sailing for a while, weed and silt has had a chance to build up on the hull. If we are sailing regularly then the movement of the boat through the water prevents anything growing on the hull which slows the boat down….

At the top of the mast

After breaking the old main halyard a few weeks ago, we now have the new one from English Braids. As it is a 2:1 system, it means that one end is permanently attached at the top of the mast. You can see in the picture that there is a metal ‘dog-bone’ that sits on top…

More sail sponsorship

We have another sail sponsor to announce. Our staysail has been sponsored by refrigeration company DCI Group.  South coast sail branding specialists Ocean Art have painted the DCI logo so keep an eye out as we sail around the South Coast preparing for more world records. We still have more sails available for sponsorship, including the mainsail…

Southampton Boatshow and Latest Sponsors

Well it was a busy Southampton Boatshow for the PixelBoat campaign. Thanks to English Braids, we had a chance to talk to people from their stand and had a lot of interest. At the show we managed to sign up Sebago as a new sponsor. They have supplied Alex with some new Deck Shoes as…

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…

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…