On May 18th, Hilary Lister will embark on a sailing expedition circumnavigating Britain. This is no ordinary sailing journey: diagnosed with a degenerative disease as a young adult, the 36-year-old Lister is now a quadriplegic. A special boat and safety team will make this trip possible. Lister is hoping her story will inspire thousands, both able bodied and disabled.Outsides Melanie Lidman caught up with her a few weeks before replica IWC 20003538-03 watch departure. Check back often for updates or follow Hilary on her blog.About the boat: Hilary will be sailing a modified Artemis 20, a 20-foot carbon fiber boat called Me 2.
It was then the smallest boat ever to have gone around the world. Since then, hes designed custom boats, cruised all over the world with his family, raced from L.A. to Osaka, and twice raced singlehanded to Hawaii in the TransPac, once when he was 71 years old. The 2nd floor of the Oakland Yacht Club was lined with framed photos of big IWC replica watches sailboats, and flags -- lots of flags. There was a large wooden yacht wheel, as obligatory as a horseshoe over the door of a barn. These things Id expected. Just past the door, I found a poster-sized document that I didnt expect, and couldnt stop examining. It was the Official West Coast Circumnavigator List, courtesy of Latitude 38, the local SF-Bay-area sailing magazine.
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