Behind the scenes: a tour of Outremer’s shipyard
Tour the Outremer shipyard through the eyes of Nikki Henderson. Moulding, lamination, composite sandwich construction, resin-to-glass ratios; these are words that can send me into fight or flight mode…
Unseasonable crossings — PART 02
When I look back on the crossing on La Vagabonde, my brain does a remarkably clever thing. It filters out most of the hard stuff: the lightning, the stress, the responsibility, the social media flurry, the awkward moments between the diverse characters. What’s left, is memories of day 12 onwards…
Unseasonable Crossings — PART 01
The Vendee Globe has got to be the toughest solo sporting event there is. It’s a single handed round the world sailing race without stops or assistance. Having raced in the Southern Ocean myself – it is a desolate place in spirit, in physicality, and in the mental state you find yourself in.