Posts tagged IMOCA
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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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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