2014-12-10 Bob Shepton

Wednesday 10th December

Bob Shepton

The Northwest Passage Twice – Madness ?

Sailor and climber Bob Shepton returns to tell us about his latest exploits and his new book – Addicted to Adventure. He has been a Royal Marines officer, a Reverend in London’s East End, a school chaplain, and is an ordained minister in the Church of England. He has sailed approximately 130,000 miles and made over a hundred first ascents. He received the Piolet d’Or in 2011, the Blue Water Medal in 1996, and the Tilman Medal in 1998 and 2009. His most recent award is 2013 Apollo/Yachting Journalists’ Association Yachtsman of the year.

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