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The A500 Record Attempt Is Live

Hannah is ready to make an attempt on the A500 starting next week, weather permitting. The attempt could take place any time between Monday 24th October and Friday 4th November 2016 - a window of 2 weeks. This will be our last opportunity for 2016. The attempt will take place at Grafham Water in Cambridgeshire. Further information will be published here. Please check back for announcements.

When the going gets tough…

…the tough get going… or so Billy Ocean reckoned anyway! It’s been a while since my last update, and quite honestly, it is no surprise. The weeks and months have flashed past. Since the end of last year Speedbird has been rebuilt, stripped right back to the bare carbon, modifications made and refinements worked on. My sailing got worse, but has now got better again. I got married, had a honeymoon, became a year older and most crucially we have battled some of the most unstable weather conditions you could imagine. Here we are in the second week in April, and honestly things have been tougher than expected. The sailing – It is no ...