Moving in the right direction…

A truly great week back in Italy. Lots of planning and work on the boat coupled with a number of meetings with potential sponsors and suppliers and two days of promotion at an international rowing event hosted by Canottieri Gavirate on Lake Varese.

I arrive in Italy with a ridiculous “to do list”, this is […]

RYA Ocean Yachtmaster Course

It has already been a week since getting back from Teignmouth in Devon for a eight day crash course in safety, survival, communication and navigation at sea. Although intense, it was a truly great experience and a chance to meet some of the other teams that in December will take part in the Talisker […]

A dream finally coming true…

I still struggle to believe this but it’s less than 225 days to the start of the race. For nearly 10 years rowing across an ocean was simply a dream: I’d lay in bed thinking what it would be like to be in the cabin of a boat, alone, with nothing around you. No […]