Auckland – sailing
My trip to New Zealand was to see family. Apart from that I was unplanned, although I did have one idea – to go for a sail on an America’s Cup yacht.
In the end it never worked out, but I did come close, close enough to almost touch one of the race’s greats.
Team racing on the marine lake in West Kirby, England
A fortnight ago my circulation froze to a standstill on the edge of a marine lake at the team racing nationals in the north west of England.
It was mid-March and I dripped ice from my tangled hair to my toes.