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WestWind II off the market

West Wind II is off the market, and no longer for sale in Australia. Glenn will sail her to New Zealand some time in November and further plans will be made. … [Read More...]

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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...]

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 … [Read More...]

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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...]

We’d love to hear from you …

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  Many times on my voyage, I received comments* and emails from you that I found encouraging, supportive, and heartfelt and it meant a lot to me to get your honest feedback.  MaryLou and I are are now working on a book and planning several presentations about Going Solo in the future.   We welcome any comments you may … [Read More...]

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