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Blogs, Tweets, Websites and Fundraising

Rob Howard / 21.06.2011See All Event Posts Follow Event
47th Regiment Royal Artillery
47th Regiment Royal Artillery
Here’s this year’s round up of the3 Peaks Yacht Race information from the teams themselves. (Blogs, twitter, web sites and fund raising pages.) There is more every year .. but only the most dedicated will keep any news coming during the race!

For those following on Twitter the hash tag is #tpyr2011 and if you want to see where everyone went last year take a look <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJTpsI_oF_U&NR=1')" class="main">here</a>.

<b>White Clouds</b> <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.facewest.co.uk/facewestblog/')" class="main">Facewest Blog</a> from Stuart Pitches (along with other Facewest news). There are some pictures of the crew moving the boat to Barmouth and he says he has “not been sick like that in years.� Oh dear!

<b>Team Peaks and Pie</b> They really are sponsored by a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.squarepie.com')" class="main">pie company</a> and have a very slick website at <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.peaksandpie.co.uk')" class="main">web site</a> with a Twitter feed on.

They are on <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_157763707621675')" class="main">Facebook</a> too and have a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/showFundraiserProfilePage.action?userUrl=peaksandpie&isTeam=true')" class="main">fund raising page</a> and a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://peaksandpie.blogspot.com')" class="main">blog</a>!

<b>47th Regiment Royal Artillery</b> are blogging <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://team47-3peaksyachtrace.blogspot.com')" class="main"> here</a> and there is a good photo of the team

<b>Beeline of Topsham</b> have a team <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://beeline21.blogspot.com')" class="main">blog</a> with a video to introduce the team as they prepare for the race and skipper Kate Hattersley tweets @Tophat.

<b>Pears n’ Peaks</b> are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.justgiving.com/threepeaksyachtrace2011')" class="main">fundraising</a> and have a collection of photos on the page. They are also on <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_154770027907188')" class="main">Facebook</a>.

<b>Peaks Addix</b> were winners last year and runner Martin Beale has a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://zlodblog.blogspot.com/')" class="main">blog</a>. His running partner Martin Indge has been in the news recently for setting a Guinness world record as the fastest competitor in the London Marathon in an animal costume. To find out more see the BBC report <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-13110107')" class="main">here</a>.

<b>First Love</b> are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.charitygiving.co.uk/firstlove3pyr2011')" class="main">fundraising</a>.

<b>Team Whistler</b> are back to race again, all the way from Australia, and may tweet (though they’ve not yet @teamwhistler

<b>Flemish Lowlanders</b> are visiting from Belgium and are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://flemishlowlanders.wordpress.com')" class="main">blogging</a> and on <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flemish-Lowlanders/187760257930694')" class="main">Facebook</a>. It’s not in English though!

<b>Moby J</b> are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.bmycharity.com/mobyjthreepeaksyachtracehelpforheroes')" class="main">fundraising</a> for Help for Heroes and can be found on twitter @MobyJ92.

<b>Team Torbellino</b> have a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.teamtorbellino.com')" class="main">website</a> and are on twitter @teamtorbellino. They have raised a huge amount in previous races for The James Myatt Trust and are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.justgiving.com/teamtorbellino1')" class="main">fundraising</a> again.

<b>Lucky Tartes</b> are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/luckytartes')" class="main">fundraising</a>.

<b>Hereford Triathlon Club</b> are in a very ususual triathlon this time! They are on <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_147442605309902')" class="main">Facebook</a>, <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.justgiving.com/herefordtriathlonclub3peaksyachtrace')" class="main">Just Giving</a> and one of their sponsors has a <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://marine-finance.org/blog/?m=201101')" class="main">blog</a>.

<b>Firefly</b> are <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.justgiving.com/teamfirefly/')" class="main">fundraising</a> and have their own <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('fireflyracing.blogspot.com')" class="main">blog</a>.

<b>Maybe</b> have their own <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.teammaybe.co.uk')" class="main">website</a> and are also <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/maybe')" class="main">fundraising</a>.

<b>GFT</b> made a series of 3 <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BL4ga1R14pU')" class="main">videos</a> when they competed last year.

<b>Predator </b> are on Twitter @Predator3PYR and <b>Team Cuddy</b> have their own <a href="#" onClick="javascript:newsitewindow('http://blog.mailasail.com/slipstream')" class="main">tracker</a>.

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