I come from strong sailing stock; my grandfather built yachts for the family in the front yard and my father sailed short-handed halfway around the world. Follow my adventures across the Atlantic and around the world in 2012.
April 20th, 2013 | Published in Uncategorized
It has taken me quite some time to regroup after my successful Global Ocean Race. Since winning the GOR by crossing the famous finish line in Les Sables d’Olonne, France I took some time out to see long neglected friends, visited hospital to have reconstructive surgery on my shoulder and renovate my house. Sailing during [...]
June 4th, 2012 | Published in Global Ocean Race
It feels fantastic to be inside the final 500 miles of the final leg of the Global Ocean Race 2011-2012. The dream is almost over. However, its not over until the fat lady sings apparently and our old lady is starting to show her age. Here on Cessna Ciation we are still looking out for [...]
June 2nd, 2012 | Published in Global Ocean Race
This time last year I left the port of Hammamet in Tunisia with my girlfriend Clara as crew, bound for Palma and the Global Ocean Race. Jasmine Flyer was fresh from the moulds after a difficult birth during Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution during last year’s Arab Spring. On the first night at sea, we approached the coast to get a [...]