​MOB Book Launched and New Personal AIS Revealed

It’s hard to believe that it is just over a year since Andrew went overboard from the Derry~Londonderry~Doire in the North Pacific. Andrew has written a book, called ‘179W‘, about his experience in which he details his fight for survival during the hour and forty minutes he was in the water and pays tribute to… Continue reading ​MOB Book Launched and New Personal AIS Revealed

Crew Diary | My CV30. “Are you mad?” | derry-go-round (the world)

Over on the Derry~Londonderry~Doire crew supports site, Jon Shelley-Smith talks about why he is taking part in the Clipper Race. I had the pleasure of doing my Level 2 training with Jon, and will meet up with him and the rest of the crew in Cape Town at the end of this month. One of… Continue reading Crew Diary | My CV30. “Are you mad?” | derry-go-round (the world)

Playing Catch Up

Unlike my fellow crew mates currently working hard to drive the Derry-go-round to Rio (as we have affectionately nicknamed the good ship Derry~Londonderry~Doire), I have fallen behind in posting on the site in recent months. If you attend a Clipper Crew Recruitment Presentation, you receive fair warning that if you sign up for the race, it… Continue reading Playing Catch Up

Derry~Londonderry~Doire The Leader Of The Pack

Clipper Race – Race 2 Day 6: Derry~Londonderry~Doire The Leader Of The Pack. Guess what song is going around in my head now! Looks like my fellow LePrixSeans on board the good ship Derry~Londonderry~Doire are working hard day and night to keep the boat moving fast towards Rio and have taken over the lead from… Continue reading Derry~Londonderry~Doire The Leader Of The Pack

Clipper Race – Fleet Ceases Racing

Clipper Race – Fleet Ceases Racing Due To Light Winds And Strong Tides. At 4pm this afternoon, race 1 from Southend to Brest was stopped due to a lack of wind and strong tides in the Channel. The provisional positions have yet to be announced, but the news may not be good for Derry~Londonderry~Doire who… Continue reading Clipper Race – Fleet Ceases Racing