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April Newsletter – The course to success

It's April, I am on a one month countdown to my first ever IMOCA race and the days are relentlessly charging by.
Preparing to race this monster 60ft boat, single handed for the first time is a huge challenge no matter which way you consider it. I do have experience preparing for other campaigns to draw on but this project has taken every ounce of my knowledge, ability, self belief and sheer bloody mindedness to pull together.

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March Newsletter – Where There's A Boat There's Drama

I thought a long time before deciding to sail Superbigou single handedly 250 miles back from France to my home port of Poole. There were many reason's not to do it - the long dark February nights, the fact this solo trip would be the first offshore sailing the boat had done since it finished the Vendee Globe, but I knew this was a challenge I needed to face head on. It proved to be a trip that would test me to the core.

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February Newsletter – Mission Accomplished

TheKiller Punch – I can't get rid of the knot in my stomach. It's been nearly two weeks since I first sailed the boat I will be racing around the world, and the enormity of what I have set out to achieve really settled on me for the first time. 
We sailed from Lorient to Port La Foret, just over a week ago. It was the first time Superbigou had left the dock under my ownership, and together with my technical manager Paul we cast off in gusty conditions to make the 20 mile trip up the coast.

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January Newsletter – A sign of the year to come

If the last two weeks are any indication of what the next two years are going to be like then brace yourselves because we are in for a hell of a ride. I arrived in France with a clear picture in my head of how the rest of the month would go. Cranes had been booked, surveys scheduled, and my great friend and solo sailor Diane Reid had flown in from Canada to help get Superbigou through the necessary hurdles to be registered in the IMOCA class.

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