About the Trip

July this year had the auspicious event of my 40th birthday. Having spent more time than was strictly healthy being an accountant for the previous two decades, I decided that as a present to myself, my 41st year would be largely spent not being an accountant.

For a long time, I have harboured ambitions of an extended sailing trip. This trip had to be more than just a year bumming around on boats. It needed a purpose, a goal, something to achieve! To this end, I decided that a circumnavigation of Britain would be appropriate.

Unfortunately my very understanding partner cannot take off the same amount of time and consequently the trip will be largely on my own. Although I am sure she and others will join me in the sunnier, prettier parts!

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So here it is – my blog which will hopefully track the planning and work required up to the trip and my blog of the trip itself.

I guess we start here……

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