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Arctic Express Leg 2

Unit: London UOTC
Location: UK, Faroes, Iceland
Date: June 2018
Activities: Sailing
"As a complete novice to yacht sailing, I was unsure of what to expect when I applied to Ex Arctic Express. I imagined a relaxing couple of weeks, perfect to unwind after my exams. I was wrong." Cadet Ed Duffy
In June 2018, fifteen enthusiastic crew members from the University of London Officers’...

Arctic Express – London UOTC

Unit: London UOTC
Location: UK, Faroes, Iceland
Date: May 2017
Activities: Sailing
On the 21st May 2017 a fifteen-strong crew, led by Maj Terry Hackett of London UOTC, began a two-week Adventure Training exercise onboard Yacht ‘Adventure’, one of the Army’s two Challenger 72’ Ocean going sail training yachts. The aim of Ex Artic Express was to challenge participants in a demanding...

Transglobe Leg 6 – London UOTC

Unit: London UOTC
Location: Australia to New Zealand
Date: December 2015
Activities: Sailing
In the summer of 2015 I was fortunate to be selected as one of a handful of service skippers for the newly acquired 72’ yachts and in turn for Leg 6, Hobart to Auckland. Flying out to Hobart on New Years eve we had 4 days of yacht preparation and...