Team Daft on the silver screen

We’ve been working away on the Team Daft Round Ireland Yacht Race challenge, and as well as ticking the admin boxes, we’ve had some practical stuff to do too. Mick has been showing me the ropes, literally, in a 1720. I’ve found that helming upwind is...

Team Daft campaign gaining momentum

Things are moving quickly on on two fronts now with the latest adventure – Team Daft’s attempt to sail off-shore for up to 6 days non-stop in the Round Ireland Yacht Race. On the sailing side, we’re making progress. Time on the water has given us an...

Life on the high seas

29th May Galway Volvo Ocean Race The sun was splitting the trees, music was playing and everyone was delighted with the prospect of a four day weekend. The Volvo Ocean Race had come to Galway. I have just started to do a series of radio reports on adventure sports...

Finding ‘The Feeling’ In Antarctica

Recently I completed one of the toughest challenges that I have ever faced and I wish I could bottle the feeling. After nearly 1,000 kilometres of man-hauling sledges, surviving at temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees and racing against five other teams I arrived...