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
Trapezing on a 68 foot yacht at night (AKA man overboard recovery drills)
The surveys have closed, the votes have been counted and Clipper have approved the choice. The official boat song for Team Sean, that will be blasted out from the loud speakers before each of the 15 race starts in various locations around the world, will be ‘Hall of Fame’ by The Script, an Irish band… Continue reading Standing in the Hall of Fame
Checking out the escape hatch from the navigation station on the new Clipper 70
Dobie is sometimes Taylor, or Light!