Monthly Archives: June 2013

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do. ~ Lucille Ball

This last week has been one of the busiest so far with the opportunity last Friday to meet with yet another group of amazing people.

Our boat is sponsored by Swiss Sailing, supported by a number of private contributors whose tacit requirement was Continue reading


Madagascar and Cycling

Julian: What is a simple bite on the butt among friends? [shakes his tail at Maurice] Julian: Come on, give me a nibble. ~ Madagascar (the Movie) – 2005

I never expected to be reminded of this movie line as I cycled around Lake Geneva. But then I never expected to be dancing until midnight to the amazing sound of one of Turkey’s pop idols, Mustafa (“Musti”) Sandal. Nor before riding 180km only having four hours sleep! Continue reading

The Start

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.  ~ Attributed to Carl Bard

For 650 excited crew members of the Clipper round the world yacht race, we heard on Friday  31st the details of our start from the UK on September 1st 2013. For the International Baccalaureate class of 2013 Continue reading