Diary

May 12, 2022
The Double Handed Offshore Season gets underway for Dee Caffari and Shirley Robertson onboard “RockIt” premium
Dee Caffari and Shirley Robertson will hit the Double Handed start line together for the first time this weekend as the accomplished British duo start their  Double Handed Offshore Series season racing their new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 ‘RockIt’.  A new partnership for this 2022 season, the pair will be taking part in the De Guingand Bowl overnight race,…
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April 29, 2022
Back on the water premium
You know Spring has finally sprung when the sun is shining, and all the Easter chocolate has been consumed. Recently it really has felt as though we have turned a seasonal corner and can look forward to summer and the warmer weather it will bring. The timing of the better weather is perfect as, in…
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April 2, 2022
The power of sport premium
The month started with International Women’s Day and this year it was themed around #BreakTheBias and focussed on imagining a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive and where difference is valued and celebrated. These are worthy goals, but we know there is much work…
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February 28, 2022
Time is flying premium
I am not sure what has happened this year, but 2022 feels like it is moving at hyper speed. I think many of us had adapted to a slower pace of life during the pandemic and now that we have free reign with activities again, the calendar is being filled and I find that I…
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January 31, 2022
RockIT-ing into 2022 premium
The announcement that Shirley Robertson and I are joining forces for 2022 went out at the beginning of January and it was fabulous to start the year with a buzz. I have been overwhelmed at the positive reaction we have received towards our new project and want to share some of our plans for the…
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December 21, 2021
Merry Christmas one and all premium
Wherever we all find ourselves spending this Christmas, I hope your day is filled with light, laughter and spent with people you love. I wish everyone a fun and safe festive season and look forward to catching up in the New
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December 3, 2021
Sailing close to the wind premium
Winter has definitely arrived and with it a significant drop in temperature. It has been all the more noticeable out on the water while we have been sailing in the Hamble Winter Series, our final few races with Gentoo Sailing Team on our Sunfast 3300. The boat is now for sale and next season will…
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November 2, 2021
Autumn awards premium
Last month flew by. I can’t believe the clocks have changed and our evenings are drawing in ever more, with curtains closing and lights going on a little earlier each day. I think it is still too early to mention the ‘C’ word but, I will confess to already baking my first batch of mince…
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October 1, 2021
New tricks premium
September was a month of new experiences for me on so many levels. I headed out to Sardinia to join the race crew onboard Kallima, a Swan 80, and to take part in my first Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup.  The fleet racing was impressive; from the beautiful J’s of Valsheda and Topaz to the almost…
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August 29, 2021
Best laid plans premium
At the start of the month, I was invited to speak onboard ‘Golden Horizon’; an impressive vessel and the world’s largest square rigged sailing ship. She is a steel hulled five masted barque rigged tall ship that is used for cruising throughout the world. I would have to say that she is as spectacular onboard…
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