Well, after 3 years of prep and planning, I finally joined the Clipper Race for a race across the North Atlantic. I’m going to break my race up in to 4 blog posts, one for each of the 3 races which I took part in, and one (this one) describing the build-up and prep in New York.
Whilst I was on-board and throughout the build-up to race start, I kept a diary. I’ve decided to share that with you, I have anonymised some of it, and also added some further reflections. I hope it gives you a true sense of what racing on the Ocean wave is like.
Continue reading Clipper Race Prep in New York
I wrote this post on-board CV22 for the official Clipper blog, but our satcomms failed and it wasn’t published, so I thought I’d share it with you instead…
Leg 8, Race 12, Day 10. 049 ,05’3″ N. 030, 11′ 8″ W
A Postcard From The North Atlantic Ocean.
Continue reading A Postcard From The Mid Atlantic
I can hardly believe that it has finally arrived… this time next week I will have been offshore for 2 days, racing towards the UK. I signed up to the Clipper Race nearly 3 years ago. And what a journey it has been since signing up. As I sit here, just a few days away from ‘The race of my life’ I can’t help but reflect on this tumultuous journey.
Continue reading The Journey To Race Start