The past week included two days on the water training with Sam Matson, an academy Alumni. The focus was to practice sail changes when turning marks of the course, a difficult manoeuvre when sailing solo.Read the full article
To mark my achievements on the Classe Figaro Bénéteau circuit this season, Elliot Brown watches gave me a special gift. At our Academy end of season meal in Poole, the home of Elliot Brown, I was given a custom watch with the number 9 picked out in silver
This week we kicked off week one, of the Artemis Offshore Academy bootcamp, starting our journey towards single handed racing!
I am more familiar than I’d like to be with the British weather around winter, it is cold rainy and windy, perfect days to spend indoors watching television.
I am now back in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Hugh, Mary and I have a great little house right by the marina where the boats are kept. We have everything we need right in front of us but it does mean we now pretty much live and breathe sailing 24/7.