Solo Non Stop Circumnavigation

On August 2022 I will begin my second attempt 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. In my first attempt Waxwings steering was damaged after my rudder was hit by a Whale. I will spend the next few months Preparing Waxwing for our journey once more.

I have been working non-stop on this project for three years, preparing waxwing for the circumnavigation. Now money and preparation for the voyage are my main focus, so I ma looking for donations. I estimate I need €80,000 to finish this project and make history.

Thank you so much to everyone not only for your donations but for your kind messages, well wishes and support.

Donations

  • David O'Brien 
    • €50 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • €50 
    • 1 d
  • Adrian Graham 
    • €25 
    • 1 d
  • Frazer Watson 
    • €30 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous 
    • €25 
    • 5 d
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Organizer

Peter Lawless 
Organizer
Limerick, Ireland
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