An Atlantic Crossing – A world of distance …

Leaving Social Media on the Shore and Setting Sail Checking your email, whizzing through your Instagram feed and clicking on your Facebook notifications might be an established part of our…

Beautiful Base Layers: A Review of Burnt …

* I bought all these snazzy base layers myself except for those from Burnt Custard, they sent me a free sample to try out. Nevertheless, my opinion of them is mine…

The Wilds of Scotland – Sailing with Seals

In the current edition of Yachting Monthly (March 2017) you can find my article about sailing a Hanse 385 around the Summer Isles and down to Skye. When my editor got in…

A Question of Quality; why sticking a …

When I was at university I was a regular in H&M. After all, not only was it one of the few places I could afford to buy clothes, but its…

What it Feels Like to be Mid-Ocean

Alex Thomson is a day away from coming second, or even first, in the Vendée solo round-the-world race. While I’ve never been big into competitive offshore sailing, I have followed…