Keith White is Homeward Bound

Keith White is Homeward Bound

It’s been amazing few months in the Caribbean. I’ve made lots of new friends and been reacquainted with some old friends too. My time in St Maarten and the Cayman Islands has given me time to do a refit on the boat, thanks to a lot of support I’ve had out here. It’s also been a time for reflection, rest and good times in the sun.

You’ve certainly made lots of friends and leave with many wonderful memories! Be safe my friend and have a terrific sail home. Wish you the best on your voyage, will be following.  Mary Ann Hughes

Well it’s my last night in George Town Yacht Club, I will be soon be sailing back home across the Atlantic. And what a send off they have given me, I had a good meal given to me to send me on my way from Darrell, Sally and Kieran. They sure helped me to be happy on my way with a good drink inside and lots of good food for my trip.

Here is an article about my sail back home in the Cayman Compass magazine: Single-handed sailor to sail from Cayman to UK.

Julie and JR thanks for being my friends over the last two weeks and for your lovely send off. Also to sally who presented me with a pair of sunglasses from JR. Pete, the very gentle giant, was also was there to give me a good send off.

And a huge thank you to Mary Ann Hughes and husband Terry, you’ve been y rock.

Thank you everyone.

By | 2016-05-16T07:56:45+00:00 April 25th, 2016|on board, World Challenge|4 Comments

About the Author:

Keith lives on the Isle of Wight and is an accomplished solo offshore Yachtsman. He lost the use of his left arm in a motorway accident in 1991, so he really is your genuine single handed yachtsman. What is incredible is that not only has his disability not prevented him from living his dreams, it’s spurred him on to better things. In 2015 he takes on the pinnacle of solo sailing by sailing single-handed and non stop around the world in his World Challenge.


  1. Paul Smith May 16, 2016 at 11:22 am - Reply

    Hi Keith

    Just want to wish you a safe journey, see you soon!

    Best Wishes


  2. Mary Ann May 16, 2016 at 12:35 pm - Reply

    After a few glitches, severe storms, boat repairs, ripped sails, broken parts, rudder fell off, force 6 or better winds, no wind for days, overly hot, icebergs, and no communication it seems like you have endured the worst. You almost back to your rock and I must say it’s been one hell of a trip! Sorry that your didn’t acheive your accomplishment but proud and honored to know a guy who always keeps trying! Your BFF Mary Ann

  3. Tamara May 16, 2016 at 8:27 pm - Reply

    Hey Ya Neighbor!
    Life here has not been the same without ya! Well except my grass and yours is having a competition as to who’s will be the highest by the time you get back LOL!
    Really have missed you, I would love to pop over once you have had rest, with a bottle of wine and maybe a tape-recorder so I can remember the story!
    The sun is shinning and by the time you get back southern water will have stopped digging up the damn road around our houses!
    Safe Journey, see ya when I see ya,
    Much Love, tamara

  4. Connie Cowley May 17, 2016 at 3:41 pm - Reply

    Hi Keith
    Will be glad to have you home again.
    Have a good journey, have missed you.
    Love you lots – Connie

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