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Yes its a Monster, a 70 foot carbon fiber Monster!!   Its fast and apparently a […]
After a break for the winter I am back in training in the sea kayak for […]
After a hectic few days which has included a few hundred miles on the roads around […]
Last night I had to practice the skills I hope not to have to use on […]
This time 2 weeks it will be the eve of the start and there will be […]
Definition of PONDER transitive verb 1 : to weigh in the mind : appraise <pondered their […]
Today marks the one month to go for the start of my next big adventure and […]
It has been a frustrating few days for the crew in Morocco, our big send off on Thursday turned out to be premature. After less than a mile it was quickly apparent that the forecast did not match up with the conditions and making noprogress we took the decision to return to the marina.
It is hard to believe that 2010 is upon us already and I have mere hours […]
It just occurred to me today that all going well we should be heading out of […]
Over a week since my last post and it has been a pretty hectic but productive week. Last week I spent 3 days in Cork attending a 3 day Offshore Emergency Care course, it was the first one run and is part of a new scheme set up by the Irish Sailing Association. the course is designed for people who are going offshore and covers all the basic skills of how to diagnose and treat minor emergencies as well as how and where to seek advice on some more major issues.
No Tom Hanks here I’m afraid just more news on the upcoming fundraising events. This coming […]
As I have mentioned previously my diet is a major part of preparation.  There are two […]
It has been another busy week of training and work and some fundraising organisation too. Training […]
Yesterday I met with Aine McNamara, Sports Psychologist, to discuss some techniques to keep me sane […]
The title is just my way of showing off my multi lingual talents, but enough about […]
Nothing special for the past few days, up early each morning to train at home then on to work for the day followed by another session in the evening. I have been working on my technique on the rowing machine in the evenings and it seems to be coming along nicely.
Just back from a fantastic trip in the north of Italy.  Spent the first day in […]
I hit the gym again this morning for my 3rd outing on the rowing machine and […]
Anybody who knows me or has had the pleasure of living with me for a while […]
After a super meeting with Tom in the Arena gym this morning it was off to […]