Tim Atkinson, Managing Director of Mortgage Required ticked a box in his bucket list in June when with two other sailors on a 42 foot Yacht he crossed the Atlantic Ocean.

The trip which took him from Venezuela in South America to the Azores off the Portuguese coast covered 3100 nautical miles in 5 weeks.

 atlantic crossing

Tim commented,  As a keen sailor I really wanted to tick ocean crossing off my list of achievements, it was a real challenge and a great experience, however having encountered storms as well as days with no wind at all, I am happy to sail in the Solent for a while, where the pub is never more than 2 hours way.

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