Cruise Ship Speakers

Yachting
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Paul Covell
Ocean Yachtsman, Adventurer & Maritime Historian
Round the World Sailor
Coming from: Chalfont-St-Giles,  Buckinghamshire  UK
In July 2000 Paul took early retirement from the Printing Ink Business and that year he was a crew member aboard "Quadstone" in the BT Global Challenge round the world yacht race, otherwise known as the worlds toughest yacht race. After 17 days crossing the Atlantic, “Quadstone” won the 1st. Since returning from this epic voyage Paul has undertaken many adventures including walking and cycling the length and breadth of Britain, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and travelling the high Andes of South America.

Mick Dawson
Adventurer & Professional Speaker
Rowing 7000 miles across the North Pacific Ocean
Coming from: Saltdean,  East Sussex  UK
Mick is a Professional Yacht Skipper, adventurer, film maker and former Royal Marine. He successfully rowed across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in 2001, with his brother Steve. He then repeated this feat in 2005 as a last minute stand in with new rowing partner Andrew Morris. In his talks he recounts his experiences of these epic adventures.

Peter and Christine Roach
Oceanographer & Ocean Yachtsman
BSc. CEng. MICE and BSc. PGCE
Coming from: Lewes,  East Sussex  UK
Peter is a Chartered Civil Engineer who specialised in Maritime Engineering. During his career, he was deeply involved in the design and construction of ports and harbours, and he has significant overseas experience, often in remote locations. He was an Officer in the Royal Naval Reserve for several years, and is an avid ocean yachtsman, over the years sailing his own 35' yacht to most parts of the world. He regularly speaks on cruise ships about his passion for Yachting.