Peter Firstbrook

Scientist, BBC filmmaker, author and yachtsman Peter Firstbrook is seriously concerned about the political lethargy over warming oceans. Dick Durham met him at his Thames-side home. Peter Firstbrook SVEA Vindo 40 We sit in front of the log burner at Peter Firstbrook’s Oxfordshire home, in a picturesque village famous for being the setting of the […]

Sail to save the planet

More rain, more wind and rising sea levels as our climate continues to change gear. Dick Durham taps the barometer. Scientists are measuring what sailors are experiencing first hand; a marked change in weather patterns. Gales are more frequent, rainfall is increasing, and ocean currents are changing. Kraken Yachts’ chairman Dick Beaumont has experienced nightmarish […]