Roger navigated the Orange II boat during Tropheé Jules Verne in 2005, which then became the fastest boat to circumnavigate the world, but his aptitude in navigating in our inner realm is just as fascinating.
"If I was asked if I wanted to do another Volvo Ocean Race I hope I have the courage to say no..."
Roger has started in ten round the world races and completed eight lapses around the planet. He completed Whitbread Round The World Race (WRTWR) and later named Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) six times. He was in the midst of the formidable Fastnet Race in 1979 when seventeen sailors tragically lost their lives in a perfect storm and in 1985 Roger and his crew was rescued when their celebrity Whitbread Maxirater Drum lost their keel and turned upside down. Rogers formidable list of close encounters with both life and death goes on.