Peter Newns is a retired RAF Wing Commander. A telecommunications engineer, after retiring from the forces, he and his family lived and worked for several years in Oman until returning to the UK in 2000.
Val is a retired nurse and has recently worked as the Marina Manager for Ocean Quay Marina in Southampton, and a security operative/receptionist for Bowman Power. Both are highly experienced sailors, having been on the water for over 30 years and are qualified RYA instructors.
In 2005 both retired and commenced a long planned circumnavigation with Blue Water Rally. This blog is the story of their sailing season in Greece following their circumnvigation.