GALLERY

Completing the ‘Round Britain and Ireland’. July, 2005. Just finished 72 hour record round Britain and Ireland. The photo was taken in Lymington. Gordon Compton, John Puddifoot, Chris Strickland, Jan Falkowski.

Chris with his Ford F250 truck.2008.Portrait of Chris with the truck he uses to tow Seahound V

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005. Taken off of St.Kilda. A beautiful calm evening, off Seahound V approaching St Kilda.

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005.The uncomfortable and only bed on the seahound v record attempt around Britain and Ireland. The Bed was behind the 500 litre deck tank which you can see in the bak ground. Jan Falkowski.

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005.Rounding St.Kilda. The most westerly inhabited island of great Britain. Looking at it it just needed a photo taken of it.

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005.Leaving St. Kilda. Swathed in cloud on a heading for Stornoway (the next refuelling stop).

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005.Gordon Compton on the helm of Seahound V. Foggy conditions. Approaching the Shetland isles. Chris Strickland, Gordon Compton.

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005.Finishing at last Bournmouth Pier, drinking Champagne and hot coffee supplied by time keeper Annie Beakhust. Gordon Compton, Chris Strickland, John Puddifoot, Jan Falkowski.

Round Britain and Ireland Record 2005. Back at the royal motor yaht club for the evening reception for the Round Britain Record. Chris Strickland gives a run down on the record and trip.

Guernsey Grand Prix. 2007. Seahound V heading out towards Sark in the lead of the Guernsey Grand Prix. Bob Nurse, Chris Strickland.

Celebrating Round Britain and Ireland record. 2005. Cracking open the champagne after a long voyage. Gordon Compton, Chris Strickland, John Puddifoot, Jan Falkowski.

Celebrating Round Britain and Ireland record. 2005. Celebrating returning from 1,975 miles round Britain and Ireland. Gordon Compton, Chris Strickland, John Puddifoot, Jan Falkowski.

Zeebruger, raceboats rafted out. 2007 Briefing before the race. Raceboats lRafted out; Seahound V, Mystic Dragon, Hot Lemon, Outboard Services.

Zeebruger Race. 2007 Getting it wrong. Chris Strickland, Tony Thomas.

London – Monte Carlo Record. 2006. Relaxing at the Monaco yaht club. Gordon Compton, Jan Falkowski, John Puddifoot, Bethan Ancell, Chris Strickland.

London – Monte Carlo Record. 2006. Lunch after breaking the record in the Monaco yaht club. Gordon Compton, Jan Falkowski, John Puddifoot, Bethan Ancell, Chris Strickland.

Testing Seahound V. 2006. Testing Seahound V in the solent for the London – Monte Carlo record attempt. Ideal conditions for testing. Gordon Compton, John Puddifoot, Chris Strickland.

Guernsey Grand Prix. 2007. Rounding the mark in choppy conditions. Bob Nurse, Chris Strickland.

Zeebruger Race. 2007. Choppy conditions, but on the way to win. Chris Strickland, Tony Thomas.

London – Monte Carlo Record. 2006. Outside the Monaco yaht club after breaking the London – Monte Carlo record by over 2 hours. Gordon Compton, Chris Strickland, John Puddifoot, Jan Falkowski.

Zeebruger Race, 2007. A really enjoyable race in good conditions. Tony Thomas, Chris Strickland.

Zeebruger Race, 2007.Race start off Blankenburg beach. Mystic Dragon in the fore. Tony Thomas, Chris Strickland. (John Puddifoot and Jim Fry in Mystic Dragon)

A holiday with my beautiful wife Helen.