Mike Horn, a renowned modern day explorer, has dedicated four years to circling the globe by sailboat, implementing environmental stewardship initiatives on each continent with the help of youth aged 15 to 20 from around the world.
Not for the faint of heart, and not conforming to any cultural cliché about luxury, extreme sailing on a large yacht that boasts over 500-square-metres of sail is something that Alex Thomson has dedicated a career to.
When aboard the 60-foot long Hugo Boss racing yacht, Alex Thomson basically never stops talking. He is a sailor through and through, knowing this extensive boat like the back of the proverbial hand, and able to skipper the thing around the world, solo.
Interior boat finisher, serious fixer, and all around marine enthusiast Andrew Allan could qualify as a marine-grade father confessor. The old adage of boat ownership is BOAT—“break out another thousand”—and Allan, manager of Strait Marine, has seen it all.