September 19, 2017
Multinational crew recruits premium
It has been another busy and productive couple of weeks over here in Lisbon. Our crew numbers have now grown to 11 with the announcement that three more sailors will be joining me onboard Turn the Tide on Plastic for the Volvo Ocean Race. Let’s hear it for the girls first. We welcomed Irish Olympic…
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August 31, 2017
Fresh Young Talent premium
So, my self imposed deadline of the end of August has arrived! Knowing that time is not our friend, getting a crew chosen for team Turn the Tide on Plastic has been paramount and has certainly been my focus since our announcement to take part in the Volvo Ocean Race back in June. The question…
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August 19, 2017
Zero to Hero premium
After the final two races, we have arrived in Cascais, Portugal and I have had a chance to reflect on the whole of Leg Zero. Thinking back to just ahead of Turn the Tide on Plastic’s first competitive outing, I can admit to feeling nervous when we lined up against the rest of the fleet…
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August 10, 2017
Cowes Week, Round the Island, Royalty and the Rolex Fastnet premium
It is hard to believe that it was only just over a week ago that I made my return to the UKSA during Lendy Cowes Week. Last Tuesday I met with the UKSA’s Patron, Princess Royal, ahead of an afternoon of sailing with students and special guests. The UKSA is where it all started for…
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August 1, 2017
Around the world again premium
You might be mistaken in thinking I have fallen off a cliff this year but the reality is that my radio silence has been due to a very exciting new project that has been all consuming these last few months. It is project that is going to see me sail around the world for the…
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March 28, 2017
Embracing Renewables premium
Last week I was invited to address the Scottish Renewables Conference in Edinburgh. They wanted to me to talk about the development of renewable power in offshore sailing. With the success of Conrad Coleman completing the Vendee Globe without the use of any fossil fuels, we have confidence now that our need of diesel is much…
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March 15, 2017
A delivery like no other premium
We had 5000 miles to cover in just 18 days. The race yacht had achieved line honors in a classic offshore race and celebrations were taking place at 2200hrs until well into the early hours. Meanwhile, discreetly in the background, the boat was being prepared for another voyage. Just 12 hours after crossing the finish…
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February 8, 2017
A winter of Inspiration premium
It seems that this time of year is given over to Boat Shows. Time to check out new gear available on the market, see some new boat innovations and probably more importantly have chance to catch up with friends and colleagues. I have been fortunate enough to visit the London Boat Show where I spent…
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November 30, 2016
Grabbing Opportunities As They Arise premium
Back in September I remember thinking that once that month had ended I didn’t really have much in my calendar. I had also reminded myself that life is about opportunities and you should try and grab them when they arise. Welcome to my life now for November and December. The beginning of November was all…
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November 30, 2016
The Secret to Time Management premium
The Volvo Ocean Race is a not just a race against your rivals, it’s a race against the clock. Time is the most precious resource you have, and to make the best use of your time can be the difference between feeling in control, performing to the best of your ability, or being stressed, on…
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