The Mariner

The Mariner Podcast # 20 ‘Pride of Nova Scotia’

August 20, 2020

I'm going round the World AGAIN!!  27,000Nm, Solo, Non-Stop, WEST - this time looking to beat the 16 year standing record of 122 days set in 2004. Why? To raise awareness and show support for the Province where I live, Nova Scotia, Canada which like so many places around the world has been hard hit by Covid 19 and its effect of business & tourism.

In this episode I introduce you to our newly christened Open 60 'Pride of Nova Scotia' and finally get down to explaining what this West Around the World, Solo, Non-stop voyage is all about. I also take you through where I am up to in the project, what the schedule is and what the obstacles ahead might be.

 

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Thanks!

Chris