Saturday 05/09/20 @ 08.09 hrs. Birds liberated at 8.00 hrs into a light North West wind in sunny conditions. The line of flight upto Cherbourg is light North West winds and once heading into the Channel the visibility is 16 miles, with again North West winds at 15mph gusting to 19mph. The UK is dry with the odd shower around in the West and generally winds are West North West. Good luck to all members. Steve White, Race Advisor & Dom McCoy, Chief Convoyer.
Good luck to all, don’t think you’ll need it, fantastic sky at lib point. All birds cleared in three minutes, all left site together. Sorry no lib video this time due to technical issue with equipment. Dom McCoy, Chief Convoyer.
Saturday 05/09/20 @ 07.37 hrs. Ready for the liberation.
Saturday 05/09/20 @ 07.16 hrs. Nice blue skies now 7.16 hrs. Sides opened ready for liberation around 8.00am. Wind on site, North West 4mph. Everything looking good for a great end of season NFC race. Will update soon.
Saturday 05/09/20 @ 06.40 hrs. Beautiful sky this morning.
Friday 04/09/20 @ 16.42 hrs. Transporters and cloud cover
Friday 04/09/20 @ 15.01 hrs. Getting on to the Coutances liberation site.
Friday 04/09/20 @ 10.36 hrs. Tomorrow's forecast is looking positive with sunny conditions on the Cherbourg peninsula with a North West wind at 12mph, gusting to 15mph. Channel forecast is sunny with winds North West at 15mph, gusting to 18mph. The UK is generally westerly winds and dry. Update next will be Saturday morning. Steve White, Race Advisor.
Friday 04/09/20 @ 08.59 hrs. Oustraham at 10.00 hrs French time.
Friday 04/09/20 @ 06.27 hrs. Arrived Oustreham at 06.15 hrs French time, sunrise is not for another hour. It is very overcast on the Channel. North West wind. Topped up all waters and as drivers had to have an eleven hour break, I decided to feed birds on dock before we continue to liberation point about 73 miles away. We should arrive at liberation point around midday. I have been in touch with agent and will update later today. Dom McCoy, Chief Convoyer.