About Me

Hi, my name is Lara. I am 31 years old and live in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. I work as a sales specialist for a tech company - but I'm also a Yachtmaster having trained and worked in the yachting industry for quite a few years.

I have three main passions in life, sailing, baking and being outdoors. They all tend to collide together- resulting in such antics as trying to track down a tart tin and ingredients on a tiny Caribbean island to present my fellow crew members with an Atlantic midway treat of an lemon meringue pie… not that easy when you're at a 40 degree angle doing 11 knots.

The past few years haven't been easy for anyone- and rowing the Atlantic is seeming like a very daunting prospect- which means there is no better time to face the challenge. I want to show women and girls everywhere that we can achieve anything when we believe in ourselves. 


“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” — Amelia Earhart.


“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand