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TFE LIVE: Today's live guest — Nic "Adventures of a Sailor Girl" Douglass (AUS), live via Skype from London; light and lively updates on...

Friday, November 15, 2019

AC36: First (public) foiling video of the Challenger of Record's AC75 released today by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

TFE LIVE: We'll break some juicy "one hears" news linking AC36 and Sail GP, on today's (Tuesday) show, as always at 1300 Pacific on...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

AC36: See INEOS Team UK's first foiling tack on video; no TFE LIVE today — heading to Seattle for NSHOF induction ceremonies

Friday, November 8, 2019

TFE LIVE: Ryan Breymaier (USA) will be our Tuesday guest live from via Skype from France, with the latest on the Transat Jacques Vabre including the U...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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Irma's incursion: Heart-breaking firsthand report from Tortola, BVI by Facebook friend Christine Perakis

Thursday, September 7, 2017

ROADTOWN, TORTOLA, BVI – I've climbed to the top of my neighbor's destroyed property looking over the devastation and got internet via my US phone. All power, water, phone, internet is down. Not a roof remains as far as the eye can see. Boats aground and piled on top of other boats. So much destruction. Can't check in on local friends. I'm safe, roof gone on top floor of my 2-story building. Some flooding. My neighbors had to pry open my front door to get me out of my apt. Car windows blown out. And the chickens are all fine...go figure...chickens, birds, wasps and even a tarantula, all survived. Can't say how others fared w/o local communication. Trapped on my hill by debris everywhere. Not a tree standing as far as the eye can see. –Christine Perakis, posting to her Facebook page about six hours ago (Thursday afternoon local time). 

 

 

The Nanny Cay Boat Yard, Tortola, BVI. Photos taken by J. Parkins Thursday afternoon. Posted by Mandy Gorringe to the BVI Abroad - Hurricane Irma Facebook page.

 

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