March 18, 2020
Isolated but not alone premium
I know a bit about isolation and would go so far as to say that I have self-isolated on two occasions. When I took part in the Vendee Globe, I spent three months at sea alone and on the Aviva Challenge I was alone at sea for six months. My home for that time was…
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February 28, 2020
February reflections premium
I am exhausted from battling the wind and rain from what feels like never ending storm cycles battering the UK this month. But, in reality, I am complaining about the muddy dog walks, the endless cycle of dirty dog towels and a few roads closed due to floods or trees down here and there, which…
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January 30, 2020
A busy start to 2020 premium
It’s been a very busy, constructive and celebratory start to the year for me. The growth of the double handed mixed offshore class has piqued the interest of many sailors and I am among them. So, I was excited to have the chance to reunite with Henry Bomby and be invited onboard his Jeanneau Sunfast…
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December 19, 2019
Good wishes for the festive season premium
As we approach the end of an eventful 2019, I reflect on a year that has been an interesting mix of activities for me personally. I have competed in a variety of sailing events across the globe and been fortunate to sail with some talented teams and individuals along the way. Being invited to speak…
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December 4, 2019
Sailing now and in the future premium
  As we come towards the close of 2019, life has been a good mix of sailing and speaking. In the last edition of The Ocean Race I had the pleasure of sailing with Francesca Clapcich onboard Turn the Tide on Plastic.  Francesca had launched her latest project at the Barcolana in October and invited…
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October 16, 2019
Les Voiles de St Tropez & Barcolana premium
St Tropez on the French riviera is playground to the rich and famous and, at the end of September, is transformed into a yachting mecca. Attracting classic yachts as well as hi-tech super fast modern yachts, they all have one aim – to go racing. The Les Voiles de St Tropez event boasts a huge…
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