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Going Solo Presentation Wednesday, Oct. 8th, 2014 Maritime Museum of B.C.

Join us Wednesday, October 8th @ 7 pm at the Maritime Museum of B.C. in Victoria for a presentation about Glenn's 2013/14 solo non-stop circumnavigation attempt hosted by the Thermopylae Club of Victoria.  Hope to see you there!     … [Read More...]

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WestWind II is coming home

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West Wind II is now off the market, no longer for sale in Australia.  Glenn will sail her to New Zealand in November, 2014 and further plans will be made. We'll update the blog as we approach his … [Read More...]

Glenn on CBC radio’s ‘The Godforsaken Sea’


  The CBC radio program 'Ideas' presents The Godforsaken Sea about sailing solo in the Southern Ocean. Glenn is one of four people interviewed along with Derek Hatfield, the first Canadian to … [Read More...]

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Article in Soundings magazine, thoughtful and heartfelt

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Over the past year, Glenn spoke with writer, and fellow sailor Dieter Loibner on the wharf, on board West Wind II and over the phone about solo sailing, what it takes to leave the wharf, and how the adventure impacted our lives. In this May, 2014 article in Soundings magazine, Dieter writes a very thoughtful and heartfelt piece … [Read More...]

An evening with Glenn

Going Solo presentation

Join Glenn and MaryLou on Monday, May 12th at 7:30 pm for an informal evening and chat in the main lounge at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club 3475 Ripon Road, Victoria, B.C.  Glenn will talk about his personal journey and the extraordinary experience it was. Hope to see you there!       … [Read More...]

Pacific Yachting does a follow up story …


Thanks to Marianne Scott for her interest in Going Solo and her column in Pacific Yachting. (pg 10) Photo credit:  Tristan Yuswak, Harbour Master, Fremantle Sailing Club … [Read More...]

Ocean Navigator picks up the story …

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Thanks to Ellen Massey Leonard for her interest in Going Solo and her article in the March issue of Ocean Navigator.   Read more … [Read More...]

West Wind II is for sale

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West Wind II is for sale in Fremantle, Western Australia. Here's the listing.  West Wind II. You can visit the Refit page of this blog to see details of the full refit, and view a short video of her at anchor in Cadboro Bay, B.C. Canada. "Rare and lovely. This magnificent, fully refurbished, classic Sparkman and Stephens … [Read More...]

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