Circumnavigation of Bermuda in an Optimist

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Sailing fanatic Tom Herbert-Evans has performed many crazy stunts in the past, but he may be set to top them all.

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Sailing Academy director plans to go where no local sailor has gone before — around the island in an Optimist dinghy.

Evans’ circumnavigation will begin (and, hopefully, end) at Hogfish Beacon off Spanish Point Boat Club.

“The reason for that is because every other attempt (around the Island) has been done from there,” the 25-year old Welshman added. “We’re hoping for a northwesterly so I will go towards Dockyard and counter clockwise (around the Island) which would be a nice run.”

Click here for the full report by the Bermuda Royal Gazette, which explains the cause behind the dinghy adventure.