Monthly Archives: December 2015

It’s All a Bit Strange.

  Wednesday 30th December Well, things have been very strange the last couple of days, the interest from the press has been astounding. I’ve spent most of the last two days doing phone interviews either live on radio or TV...
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Terra Firma

Monday 28th December No time marker today as time is now unimportant. It’s been a crazy 24 hours, I knew once I had my 20 minutes with Cheryl and the girls before rowing in to the marina that things would...
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Scrawny Old Yorkshireman First To Row Pacific, Solo Nonstop Continent to Continent From North America to Australia

Sunday 28th December 19:30 GMT – Where to start, its been a frantic 24 hours and so much had happened. Finishing the row – I got my head sown and had my 2 hours sleep, 7 hours sleep ver a...
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Here At Last!

Sunday 27th December 2015 Arrived safely at 10am local time after rowing all night on 2 hours sleep, 7 hours sleep in 90 hours. Cairns gave me a great welcome. Just got back to the hotel and going to have...
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Latest Update On John’s Arrival

As of 5:30am John has 9nm to row. His ETA looks like he will be arriving into Marlin Marina at 10am....
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Arrival Info – Updated 10pm local time

John’s Arrival Into Marlin Marina Cairns – Sunday 27th December 2015 We anticipate that John will arrive between 10am – 11am on Sunday 27th December. As of 04:00 GMT / 2:00pm local time, John had 28 nautical miles to go....
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Last Push

Saturday 26th December 10:30 GMT – Forecast – 12:00 NW 6, 15:00 WNW 9-6, 00:00 variable less than 6, 03:00 SW 6. That’s about as bad as it gets when you are going SW and there’s a ESE current. No...
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John’s ETA into Marlin Marina Cairns

A decision is made that John will arrive into Cairns Marina Sunday 27th Dec at approximately 10am local time. As of this morning (local time) John had approximately 40 nautical miles to go and was just beyond Green Island.  He...
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Where’s The Wind?

Thursday 24th December (25th Dec in Oz) 14:30 – Forecast – ESE/E 9/12 until 18:00 then ESE 9/6.  The wind has gone a lot lighter than previously forecast so it’s going to need effort today, it gets even lighter still late...
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Merry Christmas

Wednesday 23rd December (24th December in Cairns) 14:30 – Forecast – East 18/15 then 15/12 then some E/ESE later 5/12.  Forecast is fine, only problem is it didn’t materialize overnight.  It got calm last night and hasn’t changed much and I can’t...
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