For the first time in sailing's Olympic history, a Mixed Two Person Offshore Sailing medal became a proposed medal criteria for the Paris 2024 Olympics. 20 nations on the start line of an open ocean yacht race lasting three days and two nights. The first to finish would be declared Olympic champion. This was to be the longest ever Olympic event and the first event to be live streamed 24 hours a day.
In late 2019 world renowned Australian yachtswoman Adrienne Cahalan OAM and I committed to the Olympic Dream. Mid 2021 the IOC rejected World Sailing's proposal to include the medal for the Paris Olympics and that goal ended.
The initial Olympic focus enticed me out of competitive retirement around three years after a significant crash in the Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore, a collision that we were all very lucky to walk away from relatively unscathed.
I am now looking at both assisting younger sailors, and personally campaigning towards the unofficial World Championship of solo sailing, an event called La Solitaire du Figaro. This is yet another corporately funded campaign and I am currently looking for a strong financial partner to write this final chapter of my competitive story together.
I also have one particular Oceanic speed record that has been pulling at my adventurous and competitive spirit for many years, I am calling this 'the last of the great firsts'. As an endurance adventure endeavour, this goal simply has it all, so outrageous that I only share the vision with those who are open to helping make this happen. If you feel that this is you, then please feel free to reach out.
To support Nick's onward goals then please make contact.