I love travelling and all forms of transport. So, in my quest for ultimate joy, and believing in the importance of first-hand experience, I have tried out voyages by car, bus, ship, lorry, train, motorbike, bicycle and sailing yacht and discovered that for sheer enjoyment they fall into that exact order, with sailing yachts being the most enjoyable of all.

In order to travel ‘low-carbon’, I designed a zero-emission microyacht, inventing a new keel that is so stable it can make a vessel both light enough to row and seaworthy enough to weather a near-gale, for which it was nominated for Innovative ...


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