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Famed Rower’s New Challenge...

17th June, 2023.

Thirsk very own famed rower, who rowed to Antiqua has a new challenge.

From Facebook: For months now I’ve been working behind the scenes on an idea I’ve had for a couple of years now.

Finally I can tell you all about it…

Sailing around the world on a 5.8m (19ft) yacht. That’s what’s next!

This is my boat ‘Numbatou’ who I sailed back from France last month, she and I will sail 28,000 nautical miles West around the world in the Mini Globe Race, starting in Antigua in February 2025...............

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