The Old Pulteney is one of a fleet of 12 super yachts which departed London on 1st September on a year long voyage around the world, stopping in the northern French Port of Brest before a tour that will take in Rio, Cape Town, Australia, Singapore, Qingdao, San Francisco, Panama, Jamaica, New York and Londonderry – concluded by a homecoming in London in July 2014.
The crew is made up of men and women from all walks of life – from retired engineers to taxi drivers to housewives – who give up their normal lives to train and take on the adventure of a lifetime. Scots, Adam Nunn from Dundee and Charles Slater, who originates from Orkney are amongst them, along with people from twelve different countries – the UK, the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, the Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Portugal and Spain. Find out more about the race here
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14 April 2014
It was very nice to go under the Golden Gate Bridge even though it was dark coming in late at night it was all lit up and very magical. The wind picked up at that moment as well and there was no fog - we had the spinnaker running on the bow, running at ab
9 April 2014
Day 24 and just under 500 miles to go, we are really on the final countdown at the moment although last night it seemed that we would never make it to San Francisco.
8 April 2014
The Pacific Ocean, but not as we know it...
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