Monthly Archives: September 2011

So near, yet so far.

It’s 3.13am on the 29th September an we’re fighting with some not so helpful winds as we push through the last 250 miles to Cape Town. Some of the boats are already in and as we bring up the back … Continue reading

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Popcorn Blog

Ooh what a treat, we’ve just had popcorn – a real pleasure after so much chocolate. It made me think of a few popcorn highlights to share with you… Breaching of a white whale today in the sunshine. Downwind sailing … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Peak & Chat

A little update on where we are and on day to day life… We are currently making our way just south of the Tristan Da Cunha Islands (one of them has a mountain called Edinburgh peak – a good omen … Continue reading

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HMS Edinburgh

Last night brought with it one of life’s amazing experiences. We were visited by HMS Edinburgh in the middle of the south Atlantic. The weather has at last calmed and most people on the boat are now back to 100% … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You Again…

to all those that have sponsored me, you are keeping me going at the moment. All your support has helped to raise £3,400 for Cancer Research and has helped to remind me that people back home are following my progress … Continue reading

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Man down

I was on mother watch yesterday with my mothering partner being sea sick so we shipped him off to bed whilst my watch sat on deck chopping and peeling veg to help me out. Not something you’d regard as part … Continue reading

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14th September

Happy Birthday Daddykins. My watch all sang Happy Birthday to my Dad whilst we were on deck today. It was a great feeling to be able to wish him happy birthday at sea – it’s the simple things that make … Continue reading

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