Mike bought his Privilege 435 from new with a definite retirement plan in mind. Initially his boat was based in charter in the BVIs until Mike was able to retire, when after two further seasons skippering his own boat in the Caribbean, Mike joined the World ARC in 2012 to circumnavigate the world.
Sailing mostly double-handed with his wife Jean, they spend two years “living-the-dream” as multihull cruisers before heading back to the Caribbean then the USA. To date they have clocked up almost 40,000 nautical miles on their catamaran.
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World Cruising Club are organising a panel discussion with panelists who have taken their own catamarans across oceans and around the world. The forum is free to attend, but as places are limited, you will need to register in advance. The discussion will cover choosing the right boat, safety, blue water cruising essentials and more. […]