seek and ye shall find

Some time ago – just over a month ago to be exact, a friend in Hong Kong sent me the website of an amateur sailor called Rory Hunter. Day one of his solo trip from Hong Kong to Australia non-stop didn’t bode well with a strong wind (35 knots) doing all sorts of damage and ending with him listening to the AIS ping within range of the shipping lanes.

I didn’t do anything with it as from the first day or so I didn’t want to tempt fate but I followed the trip off and on and am glad to say that Rory has made it to Oz. The website includes a comprehensive and (I assume) honest and accurate account of the trip which wasn’t always smooth sailing but which may surprise many of his detractors in Hong Kong.

I’m doubly glad I didn’t jump in as not only has he made it in one piece (and what cruise or voyage ever completes without challenges along the way and of course I am glad I didn’t tempt fate and pillory him after one episode of misfortune…

For the rest of the story from Sailing Anarchy CLICK HERE!

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