Skippering zee Germans to success in the Baltic Sea

The Nord Stream Race – Part 1 I thought this race was going to be a challenging yet laidback offshore race through the beautiful Baltic Sea. It quickly turned into a fast paced, adrenaline pumping, drama filled epic that was extremely fun. This is half way through the 1000nm race, currently 2 legs down with … More Skippering zee Germans to success in the Baltic Sea

Solitaire Sit Rep

I have had a weekends rest before the final and perhaps most grueling leg of the Solitaire 2017, however after the first 3 legs it will be tough to manage another. This weekend was a time to reflect and analyse but also sleep, eat, wash, talk to people and do everything else we take for … More Solitaire Sit Rep

Why you should be following the Vendée Globe.

Whether you’re a sailor or a normal this race should excite you, even if you’re not French. Yes, it is named after a French region, it starts and finishes in France AND most of the sailors are French…but hold on…It originates, like many sports, from the mighty British Isles and formed historical figures such as … More Why you should be following the Vendée Globe.

Clever Volvo Ocean Race, keeping women in sailing.

Excitingly the people at the Volvo Ocean Race are leaking new rules about next year’s race. Is releasing the changes slowly a wise marketing strategy? OR is this so someone like me, with not much on, can have a chance to write about them online?… Perhaps the first one. However I have taken a rest … More Clever Volvo Ocean Race, keeping women in sailing.