I live with a spinal injury and mental health issues

I'm sailing round Britain and Ireland. Solo
My sail is raising funds for, and awareness of, the Andrew Cassell Foundation.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.

How far have I travelled?

It’s a long way to where I started with Trilleen a year ago in March. Then I was struggling to climb into the boat to work on her even a few times a day, and manoeuvring around her on deck and below as a trial of strength and will that I often felt I was … Read more

I live with a spinal injury and mental health issues

I'm sailing round Britain and Ireland. Solo
My sail is raising funds for, and awareness of, the Andrew Cassell Foundation.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.

I’ll have a gin with that

Boats are terrible things to be working inside when they are up on the hard and its hot. They turn into little ovens without even the cooling benefit of the ocean around them. Most of today was spent outside though where the heat was a little less bad helping Colin with positioning the steelwork for … Read more

I live with a spinal injury and mental health issues

I'm sailing round Britain and Ireland. Solo
My sail is raising funds for, and awareness of, the Andrew Cassell Foundation.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.

Today is not supported

I was due to be driving a support boat for a classic yacht this morning, but unfortunately the weather is not very summery at the moment and the classic yacht crew were a bit nervous about breaking their amazingly beautiful racing machine as it is a) very beautiful and b) on its way to Switzerland … Read more

I live with a spinal injury and mental health issues

I'm sailing round Britain and Ireland. Solo
My sail is raising funds for, and awareness of, the Andrew Cassell Foundation.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.
The Foundation help disabled people, like me, gain maximum independence in sailing - and racing.

Wired: that’s a problem

I’m exhausted. It’s been a sweaty hot day in the boatyard that turned incredibly windy and rainy later, and I’ve been up and down the boatyard ladder to Trilleen’s deck more times than I can count.