Waikawa Women’s Regatta

About 18 or so years ago, I started crewing on a boat called Natural Magic. Little did I know how the course of my life would change from the moment I stepped on board that boat. Not only did I meet my sailing sensei Ivan Atkinson, as well as lots of other great people, but…

Guns, Fast Boats and Black Eyes

“And don’t look like a muppet…!” These were the encouraging words that Craig had given us that kept ringing in our ears as we were floating¬†about in a big rib attempting to wrestle with¬†a massive “Mr Blobby” buoy for the Young 88 South Island Champs. Not sure that I had ever seen Miss Piggy in…