Monthly Archives: April 2012

SPEED DATING

Starry, starry nights… Just perfect for some romantic speed dating! The diamonds in the sky were too good an opportunity for Flav to miss as he set out on his romantic evening of finding the best partner. We were all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

CHICKS IN CHARGE

Night watches are becoming something I look forward to at the moment. The searing heat of the day which reduces me to little greasy spots (very glamorous I can assure you!), retreats at night leaving us all in pleasant balmy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

WHAT WILL BE DIFFERENT WHEN YOU GET BACK?

As we hit San Fran having crossed the Pacific both my mind and the minds of people I speak to have turned to home. Jobs, places to live, what the future looks like, are all things going through my mind. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

THANK YOUS

Once again a big thank you to all who have sponsored me and continue to do so. I have now raised over £4k for cancer research and am so grateful to everyone for their donations. Also, thank you again to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

RACE TO PANAMA

It’s hot, hot, hot, not that I’m complaining. [What I am complaining about is that this is my 3rd time of writing this because the computer has been switched off twice in error and I’ve lost everything, I’m hot, sweaty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

RACE START

How exciting, we are in the mix with all the other boats, tacking across people’s bows and having others swerve to avoid us, it’s so exciting, we’ve never had a race start like this. We are sailing under Golden Gate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NEW SKIPPER

What a guy, what a breath of fresh air, more, more, more. Flavio is just what we needed. He is amazing. He is professional, respectful, level headed, calm, polite, a great sailor, works harder than anyone in the crew, no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

OLD SKIPPER

I know you are all dying to know about our skipper (a bit of an assumption on my behalf here but if I was you reading this then I’d be dying to know what’d gone on!), How he was throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

SAN FRAN

Hallelujah, we had sunshine the whole stopover, such a welcome sight. I slept a lot, ate a lot, drank a lot and as I celebrated Easter Sunday with Baz, Daisy, Gina, Nicky and Gina’s parents at a fantastic champagne lunch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

At last. The end is in sight. The bridge is on the horizon and I’m so pleased that this leg is almost over. I have less of a sense of achievement and more of a desire just to be warm, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment