Taking off with Air Tahiti Nui

As a tribute to my new partnership with Air Tahiti Nui, I've gone through the archives and selected some of my favourite moments and memories from trips gone by. If these are not enough of an excuse to visit Tahiti or fly the skies between New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Los Angeles and Paris with Air Tahiti Nui, I'm not sure what will. 

2 Weekends, 2 Pailolo’s

Two consecutive weekends, two consecutive crossings of the Pailolo Channel and 54 miles of racing from the islands of Maui to Molokai. Two very different races, two very different conditions and one consistent result. Self supported, aiming for the an outline in the distance these races are as much an exercise in skill and navigation [...]

A Big Weekend, An Even Bigger Month

  Two days, 37 miles of racing. It sounds a lot doesn't it? Add deep blue Hawaiian waters, warmth and 20 knots of trade winds blowing from behind. Yes, it's officially downwind season in Hawaii, the trade winds are blowing and one huge month of downwind racing kicked off with the M2Molokai Challenge this past [...]

Thank You

To all who made and helped make 2016 the success that it was - THANK YOU 'We' finished on top - where 'we' have been since 2012. There's a reason I use 'we' as even though this has been a fairly solo journey the past year, there's a lot of people who have helped in [...]

Back in the Game

Back on the wagon -  back in the game.... Slap me across the face with a wet fish right about now…. I started trying to write this back in August, have tried to finish it on numerous occasions but for lack of a better reason you’re getting it lock stock and barrel now. In fact, [...]

Your Vote Please! The SUP AWARDS 2016

AWARDS SEASON is back and in full force. Hosted by SUP Magazine  the annual SUP Awards are the pinnacle celebration of performances, personalities, expeditions and more. In 2016 I'm once again nominated for the Female of the Year Award -  one that I have been a top 3 finalist in for the past four years and had [...]