James ‘Scotty’ Scott on preparing to sail slowly for six months, supporting the first attempt to swim the Pacific Ocean Words by James ‘Scotty’ Scott – Published January 19, 2017 in Adventure, Innovation The most remarkable journeys always begin with the smallest of steps. In an ongoing series Avaunt looks at the preparation, training and planning involved in…

The Longest Swim…

This is a long overdue post, and hopefully the beginning of a wide and varied set of articles spanning the next year. Sometime last March, during the some motorbiking action in Australia, I received a call about a little sailing adventure. Despite having good plans for the year in Australia, the lure of a truly…

The long haul South.

Oregon behind me, progress down the 101 was fast and picturesque. I soon ran off the edges of my two afore mentioned and over-priced maps, but quickly worked out if I kept the ocean on my right, and the desert on my left, San Diego would probably pop up in a couple of days or…