Adventure Sailing    

RAPHAELA LE GOUVELLO: Raphaëla le Gouvello left Western Australia on 9th April 2006 on a surfboard, and is attempting to cross the Indian Ocean. It is a 3,200 mile journey. Raphaëla is 45 years old, a qualified veterinarian specialized in aquaculture. She has already crossed the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Pacific Ocean on a windsurfer. You can follow Raphaela’s journey at

DONNA LANGE, ON INSPIRED INSANITY: Starting from Rhode Island, on the 15th November 2005, Donna Lange a veteran of many cross-ocean journeys, this solo circumnavigation is Donna’s most ambitious to date. Not as well sponsored as other adventurers, Donna is dependent on new donations and sponsorships to keep her sailing. You can follow Donna’s journey on

ADRIAN FLANAGAN, ON BARRABAS: Adrian Flanagan a Kenyan born Englishman on Barrabas, set out from the Solent in England on 25th October 2005 in a steel built Trireme 38 Mk IV. His goal was a solo unassisted polar circumnavigation via Cape Horn and the Bering Strait then home via the Russian Arctic. You can follow Adrian’s journey on

DEE CAFFARI, ON AVIVA: On the 20th November 2005, Dee Caffari set out to become the first woman to solo circumnavigate the globe the ‘wrong way’ round – from East to West, against the prevailing winds and current. She is sailing a boat she has already skippered in the westabout Global Challenge. You can follow Dee’s journey on

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