FOMO in the GGR is real! On the other side is my plan!

There has been a lot of conversation in the circles of real estate investors in London, Ontario on FOMO. Here is my take on FOMO in the GGR. Fear of missing out (FOMO) is described as a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent. This social anxiety is […]

GGR, OGR and now what? I am glad I met this mad man!

Now there is something new coming and I am extremely excited about it. I don’t have much more to say but that it will enable even more people to experience offshore racing than in the GGR and OGR. It’s big! It’s huge and it’s exciting!

So onto what next for me, these races that Don comes up with might just take over my life. I think I will have to start purchasing lotto tickets.

A Different Approach- Life, GGR, Good Hope, Finances & the OGR

Many competitors have different approaches in the lead up to the GGR. Some competitors are busy refitting, some are busy sailing and some plan to leave the refit to the last winter before the race. I have a different approach and I am going to lay it down below. For some of my followers who […]

3000 km Boat Hunt Road Trip

I have been talking about boats for the GGR in past few posts and now I am finally getting to a point where decisions will be taken. In Canada, this weekend was a long weekend and I took the opportunity to check out two boats. First one was a Young Sun 35 in Hampton Yacht […]

Lake Ontario 300 and Ocean Globe Race 2023

I was supposed to VLOG this week and I even filmed it once but then realised that the video had stopped 2 mins into the recording due to lack of space in my moms phone. The other VLOG answering Mike Smith’s question on what I thought about all the boats. I am still editing the video […]

Speaking at PechaKucha Part 2

I recently spoke to Pecha Kucha London Ontario and gave a talk about my sailing experience and why I say ‘Memories Are Greater Than Dreams’I wanted to elaborate more on the topic in this post. Not all of us are Michael Phelps or Elon Musk. Most of us will never make it big. Most of […]

Stuff that makes grown people cry

Yesterday I came home to the news That John Fisher from the Sun HungKai/Scallywag team in the Volvo Ocean Race was lost at sea after a Man Over Board incident.The last time I shed a tear for a VOR racer was when one of my favorite sailors Magnus Olsson died of a heart attack.The first […]

Boat buying decision for the GGR 2022

The biggest decision before participating in the Golden Globe Race 2022 is going to be which boat design will be the best to not only survive but compete. The next decision after that is going to be build vs buy.BuildBuilding a boat is something I really want to do. Ever since learning how to laminate boats […]