Peter Lawless Solo Non-stop Circumnavigation

In August 2021 I plan to sail solo, non-stop, unassisted around the world from Ireland back to Ireland via the 5 great capes,
I will be using a sextant and paper charts as my primary navigation tools. 

If I am successful, I will be the first Irish person to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world.

I estimate the trip will take approximately 8 months nonstop. My yacht Waxwing is a Rival 41, she is a standard production offshore cruising yacht that I have upgraded for the challenge, She is perfect for this circumnavigation.

I have been working non-stop on this project for two years, preparing waxwing for the circumnavigation. I have waxwing almost ready so far I paid for everything myself, all equipment, repairs and general expenses. Now money and preparation for the voyage are my main focus, so I ma looking for donations. I estimate I need €35,000 to finish this project.
  • Timothy Rooke 
    • €566 
    • 1 mo
  • Diarmuid MacMahon 
    • €250 
    • 1 mo
  • Slawek  
    • €25 
    • 1 mo
    • €25 
    • 2 mos
  • Thibault Durand 
    • €20 
    • 2 mos
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Peter Lawless 
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