My name is Frank Breure, I have recently started this cruising adventure two yearsago. It started at the Severn River Marina (near Hayes, VA) on November 1st. The boat was sailed/motored through the ICW and offshore to Jacksonville during the month of November. The stories of these adventures can be found on my Yahoo 360 blog.
For the last 7 years I worked at Fugro Chance Inc as a software engineer in Lafayette, LA. All those years I have been trying to put money aside to make this trip possible. I was also an amateur bicycle racer, last two years for Memphis MotorWerks/CARVE .
DOB: 20 July 1968
Place of Birth: Sint-Maartensdijk, The Netherlands
Elementary School: De Rieburgh (Sint-Maartensdijk)
Grammar School: ‘t Rijks (Bergen op Zoom)
College: HTS-HIO (Den Haag)
Places I have lived: Sint-Maartendsdijk (18 years), Den Haag (7 years), Amsterdam (6 years), Lafayette (7 years).
Boats I have owned: Waarschip 600 (wood), Wing 720 (fiberglass).
New motto I have come up with:
You are only limited by your own fear for the unknown .
And, to quote a famous sailor (Sir Francis Chichester):
Anyone can sail around the world, it takes a sailor to do it drunk.