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

Clipper Race Departure Ceremony

For those who missed the live stream of yesterday’s departure ceremony, it can be viewed over on YouTube. At about 26:56, there are a group of purple shirted crew over on the far pontoon adding to the atmosphere… I *might* have been present 😉