• WiTHiN is for SALE

    The Worlds Most Technologically Advanced, Energy Efficient, Offshore Capable, Human Powered Boat IS FOR SALE $84,000 (cdn), OBO, or trade considered WITHIN was designed by world record-winning naval architect Stuart Bloomfield and human powered boat engineer Rick Willoughby for a world-first expedition to travel 3000 miles across the Pacific ocean, from Victoria, Canada to Hawaii […]

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  • I ran 100 miles!

    Well I finally did it! After 3 failed attempts at running 100 miles I was successful at the San Fransisco One Day ultra on Saturday Oct 23 – 24th. It’s unbelievable and completely unexpected and I have no idea how this happened, but I actually tied for 4th overall out of 52 runners with a […]

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  • Jacked on carbs

    Yeeeee-owza! I’ve just come off of a 7-day fat loading diet and I’m enjoying my first day of a 2-day carb loading period prior to my 24 hour ultramarathon in San Fransisco on Saturday. After my waffles with maple syrup breakfast with a fresh pineapple and toasted bagel with jam for lunch, I can feel […]

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  • Spain bike trip and another ultra

    Helen and I just got back from our longest vacation yet: 21 days. Our trip started with the Virgil Crest ultra marathon on Sept 25th. Helen successfully finished the 50 miler and I dropped out of the 100 mile race at about 70 miles due to some bad stomach issues where I resorted to ‘trotting’ […]

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  • 2010 Virgil Crest 100 mile ultra

    “That’s just not the way we do things around here Greg”. This was the response offered to my question: “Why don’t you guys plan more long, flat, ‘runnable’ sections in your race?” I was talking to one of the race organizers at an aid station who asked me how I liked the course. His response […]

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  • Pedal the Ocean expedition canceled

    PedalTheOcean.com human powered ocean crossing expedition from Canada to Hawaii is canceled. When I conceived of this expedition to cross an ocean by human power 4 years ago, it was my goal to demonstrate to the world, the incredible distances a mere human can travel under his/her own power without the assistance of burning fossil […]

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  • Really great day today! We got an early start this morning ater a calm night at our moorage at Dodd island and headed to Seachart (sp?). Seachart used to be a whaling station and is now a small lodge and staging area for kayaks touring the broken island chain. Then Clive and I headed to […]

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  • Really great day today! We got an early start this morning ater a calm night at our moorage at Dodd island and headed to Seachart (sp?). Seachart used to be a whaling station and is now a small lodge and staging area for kayaks touring the broken island chain. Then Clive and I headed to […]

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  • We departed from Ucluelet at 6:00 am this morning under sunny skies and calm air with our bows pointed toward the broken island chain. It was calm crossing the channel so I was happy. It took about 3 hours to reach Clark island – the first island in the Broken Island chain. As I approached […]

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  • Sea trials day 3 report

    Despite not accomplishing what we had set to do which was to spend a week at sea, I’ve been having a nice time anyhow. I really enjoy spending a day on the water pedaling WiTHiN into the swells and exploring the westcoast area. It feels cool to be so self-contained. I can cook (have enough […]

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  • gale warning, gale warning, gale warning. The story of my sea trials life. Yes, being exposed to those kind of conditions is good for me, but I need to ease into them, and I cannot be exposed to that kind of wind so close to land. The weather forecast is calling for a gale this […]

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  • That previous test blog post didnt work even though the message got posted. I just discovered that this PC will automatically default to the WiFi internet connection if there is one, and shut down the modem connnection. Since I am in my drive way, it picked up the WiFi from the house. I manually turned […]

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  • Hello: This is a test blog post sent from my Viliv Ultra Mobile PC via the Iridium Sat phone and a modem connection. I am sitting in the sleeping cabin of WiTHiN typing this up. It if works, a copy should be posted to the blog at http://www.adventuresofgreg.com, an email sent out to everyone on […]

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  • Sea trials on Saturday

    I am driving out to Ucluelet in 2 days (Friday) to meet up with Clive and the escort boat Theodora for a Saturday departure. The objective is to spend a week or so pedaling west into the Pacific ocean, then turn around and sail back with Clive and tow WiTHiN. I am really praying that […]

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  • Auto-drogue & T-rudder

    Hello!Clive and I are due to depart from Ucluelet on July 4th. The goal is to spend 10 days out to sea heading west – possibly in search of the Pacific high which in July, is typically found a few hundred miles west of Vancouver Island. I will pedal WiTHiN and Clive will sail the […]

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  • The dream is still alive

    Hey everyone. Sorry for the quietness. I’ve just sort of been re-grouping here and focusing on some other things. (The photo above is me in WiTHiN during the Okanagan lake trials trip. This excellent image was shot by Mark Brett from the Penticton Western Newspaper) The Finances Helen did a rough accounting of PedaltheOcean project, […]

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  • Hawaii trip unlikely for this summer

    Hello: First of all, I would like to thank you personally for everything that you have contributed to make the worlds first human powered journey from Canada to Hawaii a possibility. There is no way I would be as close to making this happen without your support and I want you to know that I […]

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  • Ready for the OK lake trip

    Packing the boat is always such a huge job, but it’s getting easier with every sea trials adventure. To date, I have packed (and unpacked) WiTHiN a total of 5 times for 5 trips: Vancouver Island circumnavigation attempt with Jordan Hanssen – this was a total failure, as the drive leg broke after only 4 […]

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  • Next sea trials and mods progress

    OK LAKE SEA TRIALS —————-My next trip is now scheduled for Sunday, May 2nd. Ken and I are going to head out to Penticton, BC. I’ll launch WiTHiN at the Penticton yacht club, and take the next 3 to 4 days to navigate north, up Okanagan lake to Vernon, and then back to Penticton. I […]

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  • Updates from the ocean

    While out on the ocean, and during training / testing trips like the Okanagan lake trial planned for next week, I am planing on submitting progress updates to you 5 different ways:1. A full blog post like this one which can be viewed on the Adventuresofgreg.com blog. These updates will probably include small photos and […]

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