Episode 2. Preparing to Sail Solo Round the World
In this episode, I explain how after only a few days being back from sailing round the world with the Clipper Race I get the opportunity to go round again, Solo, on an Open 60. I try to outline the impossible task I was challenged with to get an older Open 60 that had not been offshore for a long while into fighting shape ready for another lap of the planet- all in just 8 weeks.
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Who is the Mariner?
My name is Chris Stanmore-Major better known as CSM. I have over 300,000Nm experience in racing, cruising & expedition sailing and have raced twice around the world. I sailed solo around the world in the Velux 5 Oceans Race in 2011 (in Falcon’s sister ship) becoming the 182nd person ever to circumnavigate alone.
This Podcast channel is for sailors of all skill levels and backgrounds. My passion is seamanship & self-reliance and helping others realize their sailing dreams on their own boats – whatever size or shape of craft that may be.
To Sail with the Mariner check out the Spartan Racing & Training website
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