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...

Controlling the Controllables

After two days intensive sea survival training, myself and co-skipper Mick Liddy have completed one of the pre-requisites for the Round Ireland Yacht Race. We had to do a sea survival course and pass it in order to secure an entry in the race. And now that we’ve...

Wind & Waves: The New Adventure Is On!

Only a few short weeks ago I had no idea who Mick Liddy was. Now I know him, I’ve been sailing with him and suddenly I find myself committing to a week-long, non-stop, off-shore sailing race around Ireland with him! To give him his full title, Capt Mick Liddy, is one...