Three Hundred & Forty Two Miles, Singlehanded, Complete!

Three Hundred & Forty Two Miles, Singlehanded, Complete!

Well dearest followers that was rather tough! I have now completed my first solo race, all 342 miles of it, two days and two nights at sea, all by my lonesome. Going into the race I felt rather under prepared both with my boat (check out my furry, dirty bottom above) and my abilities to be as fast as the other legends I would be racing against. But keen...Read more
Bonkers 30th Birthday Plans!

Bonkers 30th Birthday Plans!

Hello darling followers! It’s been a hectic few days since arriving back in chilly old France but the sun has been shining the Dolphins performing and England have finally won the six nations!!!     We rushed to get our ships back into the water, mast wired back into the electronic system (seen here me attempting some electrical work, eek!) and packed up the boats up with everything we...Read more
Little Arabian Adventure

Little Arabian Adventure

For the last two weeks I have had the pleasure of escaping the wintery conditions of Northern Europe for the far sunnier climbs of Arabia. Nicely fitting into our scheduled Figaro break, Sailing Arabia the Tour is a 5 leg, 750 nautical mile race around oil fields, palm trees and lots of big mountains. With inshore racing at most of the stop overs there was plenty to keep us...Read more