Category Archives: Uncategorized

off on a New Adventure

The time has come to leave Mars and go it alone. I’m sad to leave a great company and some fabulous people but I am as excited as Torrin is with a pot of glitter. Take a look……. http://www.braveconversations.co.uk

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Crew

This is Torrin, she’s now 2.  Amazing how life changing Clipper can be!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jingle Bells 2012

It’s Boxing Day 2012, quite different from Boxing Day 2011!  I am sitting on a sofa with a log burning stove, a glass of wine and have had the luxury of the company of friends and family for the last … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Missing The Sea

A friend of mine sent me this.  Two and a half months back and I’m longing to be back at sea….. SOME TIPS FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE FEELING NOSTALGIC ABOUT THOSE GREAT TIMES AT SEA …… Leave the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Debacle that Was Race Finish

It’s taken me a while to be calm enough to write this so I appologise to those of you that have been hanging on….. Well I’m sure a number of you who followed the race on race viewer wondered what on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UK SHORES

Bouncy, bouncy, splishy, splashy, and sicky, sicky for some as we left the shores of Den Helder for our last race to Southampton with 2 reefs in the main and the Yankee 2 flying. Since then we’ve had glorious downwind … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

LAST RACE

I’m currently eating breakfast in a 1970’s style hotel in Den Helder. Last nights dinner was chips with curry sauce and fish, some very strange beer and a terrible white wine. Breakfast this morning is fairly similar but surprisingly the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

SCOOTLAND

We are currently hurtling (well plodding at 5 knots) under spinnaker down the East coast of Scotland. We’re level with Edinburgh and all wishing we could call in to say hello. Our send off from Derry/Londonderry was the most amazing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

LEGENDERRY

We have had the most amazing welcome in Northern Ireland.  The people could not have been more friendly and helpful.  They have done so much for us and organised so much around our race it is amazing.  Tonight we are off … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

So near, yet so far…

Well our race to Derry is drawing to a close. We have 2 days left to run and are in 5th place, pushing for 4th. It’s been a tough race. Upwind all the way so we’ve been at a 35 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments