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I’ve been through every emotion under the sun in the last day; nervousness, stress, frustration, hope, blind optimism, the depths of10/10/2013 - 07:28
Yesterday I was a hero.
I’m trying to appear cool. Sometimes I feel ready sometimes I don’t.
The only thing which is stopping09/10/2013 - 07:10
It’s gone 9pm and I am just back from an evening working on the boat changing my running rigging.
English Braids have05/09/2013 - 21:35
There are a huge number of hoops to jump through to take part in the Mini Transat; it is not just24/08/2013 - 10:07
The lists are becoming endless; every time you close a door in my house you will find another list on the22/08/2013 - 06:49
Spring has sprung (sort of) and despite the ongoing snow it is time to talk minis again.
I have been quiet for16/03/2013 - 09:27
La Grande Huit means literally the Big Eight.
It is a figure of eight course, starting from La Grande Motte inFrance, going27/08/2012 - 12:38
I am excited to announce my entry into the next mini race later in August.
The 500 mile Grand Huit; a single02/08/2012 - 11:01
I spent my May bank holiday of course racing in my mini; competing in the first edition of the Solent 65015/05/2012 - 11:54
The boat is prepped. Lunch is on the table and I am sitting next to my co-skipper Christa ten Brinke waiting06/05/2012 - 11:32
In Brittany, on Saturday the crowds will descended on Concarneau for the start of the next big transatlantic race, the AG2R.
1624/04/2012 - 07:23
The Atlantic mini season has kicked off with all the promise of a wild year ahead; a closely competitive fleet, a16/04/2012 - 15:45
It has been a strange old week; things have not been following the grand plan and I have found myself in12/04/2012 - 19:50
A recurring question left on the comment page of my website over the last year or so has been the question29/03/2012 - 09:55
The Calendar 2012 from whatever angle you look at it is going to be a massive year for sailing. The24/03/2012 - 16:27
The last five days have gone past in a blur.
I know they have gone past; there are tell tale signs. Like17/03/2012 - 17:14
It has been a long day of fiddling, getting my boat back up to racing spec and noting all the wear05/03/2012 - 15:54
I am sitting on the TGV on my way back to Lorient after quite a tour of Europe in the last01/03/2012 - 09:11
When my mini arrived back in Lorient after the mini transat last year I was not there to collect it.
So it21/02/2012 - 18:51
After 19 days and the weather systems from hell, finally the finish line seemed tangibly close.
174 miles to05/11/2011 - 14:14