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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September 21, 2019
Southampton International Boat Show shapes up on sustainability premium
Sometimes you need to give credit where credit is due. A year ago, fresh off the back of my Turn the Tide on Plastic campaign in The Volvo Ocean Race I visited the Southampton International Boat Show. I was shocked and embarrassed that a major event in our sport was not doing better with regard…
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September 9, 2019
Ocean Obs’19 premium
As a keen ocean advocate, I am thrilled to have been invited to speak at the OceanObs’19 conference in Hawaii next week. The conference is held once a decade – the first one having been held in France back in 2009 with around 300 participants. Momentum has gathered and around 1000 participants are anticipated to…
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