November 28, 2020
Light at the end of the lockdown tunnel premium
Throughout November I have heard many people say that they have not felt as much of a difference with lockdown#2 as they did with lockdown#1. Perhaps that is simply because we have all been living with restrictions of one form or another for such a long time now that it feels less of a contrast.…
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November 1, 2020
Batten down the hatches…again premium
It’s been a wet and windy October for sure and, as I write this, it looks as though we are heading into yet another storm with a new lockdown announcement. As I look for the positives in this current situation, it is that we are all much better prepared to enter another period of restriction…
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October 2, 2020
A September packed with sailing premium
After a disappointing experience at the European Championships, where we did not achieve the results we hoped for, it was great for us to return to the UK and capitalise on the last of the summer weather with an action packed month of sailing. Over the second weekend in September we were back racing on…
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September 9, 2020
Every day really is a school day premium
Although students are only just going back to schools and university, my academic year started early with August being a month of learning for me. After a period of relative stagnation, using my brain whilst studying an environmental management course online felt productive and fulfilling. The course has enabled me to add substance and theory…
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August 11, 2020
The road to the Paris 2024 Olympics starts here premium
For the first time in sailing’s Olympic history, a mixed double handed offshore event will be on the programme at the Paris 2024 Olympics and I have my sights on being there. In recent weeks, I have posted images of double handed offshore sailing so many of you may have suspected that a new project…
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July 28, 2020
Double handed sailing success premium
My recent sailing around the Solent has provided a much needed sense of freedom after the last few months of restrictions.  As much as it has been great fun, it was not entirely without purpose. The underlying aim was to improve manoeuvres and gain an understanding of how to set the boat up more quickly…
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