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E2 THURSDAY' CHILD
à jour au: décembre 2005
1983 plan Lindenberg-Bergstrom, L=18,3m l:4,5m TE:3,5m dép: 8,4t. Builders: Bergstrom & Ridder

 

1984 SORC: ?e/??,
Photos Gilles Martin-Raget, archives revue "Bateaux",



Mars "Yachting à Voile" FFV,

OSTAR: 10e/92ttc
en 16j22h à 10h35', 1er 60' monocoque, Warren LHURS
"Voiles et Voiliers" juillet, photo du départ:

"Voiles et Voiliers" aout:

Fred

1985 Juin "Voiles et Voiliers", Inscrit au Tour de Grande Bretagne.

1986 BOC CHALLENGE: 4 - Démate avant Sydney = DNF. Warren LHURS
Octobre "Bateaux":

1988 24 novembre, New York-San Francisco: 81 jours, record du Clipper "Flying Cloud" battu. Warren LHURS
28 décembre, escale technique aux Malouines, délaminage coque suite à choc. le bateau est sorti de l'eau.
1989 1er janvier, repart des Malouines aprés réparations.
4 janvier, 15h GMT, passage à la longitude du Cap Horn, New York-Cap Horn en 41j13h (bat le clipper de 6 jours)
12 février, arrivée à San Francisco, Éq: Lars Bergstrom et Courtney Hazelton
Mars "Voiles et Voiliers"

Mars, "Grand Voile" FFV,

A failli être acheté par Isabelle Autissier.

KILCULLEN 6
1990 BOC CHALLENGE: abandon, démate à la 1re étape = DNF. Enda O'COINEEN

CARDIFF DISCOVERY 65
1992 Ostar: 3e 60' en 17j 06h 17' Alan WHYNNE-THOMAS, GB

Novembre "Bateaux",

VENDEE GLOBE: DNF/14, Alan WHYNNE-THOMASj
Photo B. Stichelbaut, archives de la revue "Bateaux",

Site "Voiles et Voiliers" Vendée Globe 2016-17, janvier 2017,


Décembre "Régate":


1993 Abandon à Perth, côtes cassées aprés chavirage violent.

1994 Janvier, Hobart-Floride: ?, tentative de battre le record de 60 jours de traversée par un Clipper, éq: Merfyn OWEN, Alan WHYNNE-THOMAS
Achat du bateau par Arnet Taylor
US Magazine,

THURSDAY' CHILD
BOC CHALLENGE: 7 à 16j 8h! - 6 - 6 - 6 = 6e et dernier/10 60' à 78j de Auguin, Arnet TAYLOR
"J'ai mis 40% de plus que Christophe Auguin, comment font-ils?"
1995 Juillet "Voiles et Voiliers":

1997 She was in a yard in St. Augustine, Florida

1998 Mars, Acheté par Michael REPPY. Améne le bateau Californie.

1999 Michael Reppy: "I purchased Thursday’s Child in St Augustine, Florida, and we sailed her back through the Panama Canal to San Diego, where we did a complete one year re-fit, which included: installed Yanmar engine, installed new mainsheet track, complete re-wiring and new electronics and autopilots installed, a new paint job done, with whale graphics by native British Columbian artist William Wasden. Later, a new rudder was built, a bow sprit added to carry roller furling genneker, solar panels and wind generator installed, and all new sails purchased, ballast added to keel bulb, and additional water ballast tanks added.", from http://dolphinspirit.org/thursdayschild.html

2000 Los Angeles-Hawaï en solo. Michael REPPY
Michael Reppy: "By the spring of 2000, Thursday’s Child was ready for my second record run to Japan. This attempt ended in Honolulu with a broken rudder, occurring on the first night out in a collision with whales along the California coast. I had the rudder repaired in Honolulu and returned to San Francisco to prepare for another go at the record. More details are online."
Michael with broken rudder in Honolulu,

2001 29 april, Los Angeles-Japon en solitaire: DNF, Michael REPPY
Michael Reppy: "On April 29, 2001 I sailed out under the Golden Gate Bridge with Thursday’s Child on my third attempt at the Trans-Pacific record. The first week was fast and we were ahead of record time, but a miscalculation by my weather routers put us in a wind hole in the Pacific High for 1 _ days. But we caught back up, weathered a gale, and still had a chance at the record until we got caught in light winds and adverse currents approaching Tokyo Bay. On day 36, having missed the record, I decided to retire from racing, and motored into Misaki. More details are online."
Michael on board Thursday’s Child in Misaki, Japan

2005 Aout, A Vendre: Thursdays Child - Open 60/ULDB Priced at: US$ 160,000, visible en Califormie.
December, Sale/Donation of Thursday’s Child,
Michael Reppy: "I readied Thursday’s Child for a fourth attempt at the record, but had surgery for torn knee cartilage, and postponed the sail. A recurrence of the cartilage tear and another surgery put off the sail another year. I continued to plan for the sail, but my father became seriously ill and died, so another year past. By now, I realized that Thursday’s Child was too demanding a boat for me to single-hand at a high level. I had turned 60 years old and still had knee and other joint pains—I needed a smaller, faster boat, easier to handle for the solo record run. I began searching for another racing trimaran for the job. In December 2005, I made a sale/donation of Thursday’s Child to the Way to Happiness Foundation. Thursday’s Child would become a sail training boat for youngsters to learn sailing and life lessons at sea - a good use for the venerable old racer. See website: www.twthsailing.org", from http://dolphinspirit.org/thursdayschild.html, (and pictures)

2006 New life for the boat, ..., pictures from http://dolphinspirit.org/thursdayschild.html,