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This is where I will track the refit of my Snapdragon 27 in preparation of a circumnavigation in my small boat / yacht via of the UK; then perhaps the world via Australia and the Atlantic and Pacific oceans!

It will also feature ongoing details on my Degree in Small Ship / Yacht Naval Architecture with Westlawn; and my Diploma as a Small Craft/Yacht Marine Surveyor with the International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS). I am currently recognised as AMRINA - Associate Member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects.

Please use the links on the left to Navigate the site:

  • The Dream - is about my reasons and my goals.
  • The Blog - contains up to date information and is updated regularly with information of work, modifications, and installations.
  • The Boat - features all the information in relation to my Snapdragon 27, and other boats in it's class.
  • Training and Recommended Reading include some of the background knowledge I am applying for this adventure.
  • Gallery - Features pictures of the work in progress, and eventually pictures of the trip
  • My Location - shows the current location of the boat in a interactive Google Map image.

Coming Soon:

  • Engine Choice and Fitting
  • Antifoul Removal Methods
  • Hull / Deck Repairs
  • Fitting Out