Options…

Well, a door closed - now a very different one opens... I have the opportunity to return back to NZ in the next few months, and start what I can only describe as a 'real job' in November. I have known it was a possibility for a while... Two roads diverge and all. But it's …

Two roads.

I have always loved this poem since I read it at high school (the only poem I have ever remembered). Maybe it resonates because I am not the biggest fan of decisions: Sailing tactical decisions? No problem! Food at a restaurant for dinner? Ahhh... Luckily with PJ we can usually order the 2-3 things I …

August…

Well this is kinda cheating, I mean it is still August... But anyway, there is a bit at the start to catch up on! August started in sunny (not) Gosport, training on Brunel, getting ready for the Round the Island race and the Fastnet. I was in a pretty dark place, the rope burn on …

Body & mind

I have been mostly lucky I think throughout my sailing career to escape too many serious injuries (although actually now looking back I can see a few!!), but I have always had pains and imbalances that affected me while training and race. For the six years leading up to London I had rather consistent pain …