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Welcome aboard, James and Somira!

by Colligo Marine 12 May 15:05 UTC
James Burwick © Somira Soa

Great news! James Burwick and Somira Soa are now part of the Colligo Marine crew, offering sales and rigging support.

With James' 40 years as a licensed captain and their shared experience sailing the Southern Ocean, they're truly a dream team. This brings a unique perspective when it comes to understanding Colligo Marine's product line.

Welcome aboard, James and Somira!

About

In 2005, during his preparation for a solo circumnavigation on a Finot-Conq Open 40, James encountered his future spouse, Somira Sao. Their initial perception of a fleeting romance evolved into a profound journey that involved sailing and nurturing a family at sea.

In June 2011, this adventurous family decided to sail around the world with their two older children on the Open 40. Now, they're continuing their sea-loving lifestyle on a 50' trimaran, currently anchored in the beautiful South Atlantic. Their journey is nothing short of inspiring!

Check out their impressive 50' Trimaran displayed above! And just beneath, is their their beautiful family of six.

Learn more

Experience

Experience: North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Tasman Sea, Complete Southern Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Panama Canal, North, Central and South Pacific, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, South China Sea, Chilean Fjords, Magellan Straits, Beagle Channel, Drake Passage, Le Mare Strait, Cape Leeuwin, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Horn, Great Australian Bight, Bass Strait, Cook Strait, St Helena, Complete Coast of South America

Circumnavigations: 2

Solo Voyage: Bermuda to Bermuda via 3 Capes East about, Cape Town to Cape Town via Southern Ocean, Auckland to Cape Town non-stop.

Southern Ocean Voyaging: 19,500 miles solo, 26,000 miles total.

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