Competition to Win a Sailing Experience With Steve White is Extended

We have decided to extend the competition to win a weekend on the boat and other prizes. See the competition page. One of the objects of this exercise is to raise some money for the RNLI, and I think we can do a lot better on that front than we have done so far, so [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:38:06+00:00November 9th, 2015|Volvo 70|1 Comment

Onwards and Upwards

Onwards and upwards, that's been the theme over the last little while. We've got the boat absolutely fully operational now, we can jump on it and reliably go anywhere (providing we have a crew!), and the only things left on the jobs list are the nicer tasks, like whipping the ends of mooring lines and [...]

By |2015-09-28T12:25:08+00:00September 28th, 2015|bluQube, onboard, Volvo 70|0 Comments

Significant Milestones for the Westabout Campaign

It's been a very busy few weeks for us, but with another couple of significant milestones passed in the Westabout campaign; we've managed to get the boat coded by the MCA so we can do charter work and finally put something back in the pot as opposed to taking it out, and we've already done [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:38:06+00:00August 24th, 2015|bluQube, Dean and Reddyhoff, Volvo 70, Westabout|1 Comment

Steve White Launches His “Westabout” Campaign

Finally I have something I am keen to shout about! We have managed to buy a Volvo 70 for the Westabout, which is a real result. It has been a very long hard road to get to this point, but like most good things in life, you have to fight for them, and if [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:38:06+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Volvo 70, Westabout|0 Comments


Next winter Steve White will take on the toughest challenge in sailing when he attempts to break the Solo Non-Stop Round the World record sailing Westabout “the wrong way round”, against the prevailing winds and currents. Steve White takes on the ‘Impossible Voyage’, sailing a Volvo Open 70, considered to be a “handful” for its [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:38:07+00:00July 16th, 2010|Volvo 70, Westabout|0 Comments