The work on Dinah has drawn material and support from a number of suppliers and supporters.

In no particular order:

The Royal Irish Yacht Club for their ongoing support, use of the crane, deck and all the other wonderful facilities.

Ingrid Abery for photography and PR.

Under Armour for technical clothing.

Sean Walsh at Dun Laoghaire Marine Services for Yanmar parts and general diesel engine tips and advice.

Des McWilliam at One Sails for dressing the boat.

David Branigan from Oceansport who has been a great support in terms of press coverage and photos.

Acky at Galway Maritime for his advice, help, support, and sourcing parts.

Brian Carlin at for the use of his photos.

Viking Marine for general chandlery items.

Tony Brown at Yachtronics and Raymarine.

Force Four Chandlery for Harken stuff, and other general chandlery items.

Waller and Wickham for Robbins marine plywood and WEST epoxies.

Western Marine for general chandlery.

Marine and Industrial Distribution for glass fibre cloth and resins.

CH Marine for pumps, rope and chandlery.

UK Epoxy Resins for specialist bi-axial fibre glass tape.

Navylec for customised switch panels.

Pigbags for bespoke guardrail covers, hatch curtain, and my prized beanbag/bed.

Paul Cunningham at Marine Electrics for batteries and marine grade cable.

All at Petit Bateau for giving me this daft idea in the first place.

All those at Bluqube for their sponsorship of the qualifying race in 2008, and their help with lots of little things along the way.

SurveyOne for the pre-purchase survey. Although they did miss that rather painful crack in the mast!

Jabsco for pumps.

Expedition Foods for survival rations. (You’ve gotta try the chocolate chip mousse!)

David Andrews of the TM Forum for coming up with the “Dinah” logo.

Richard Dalton for fabricating the stainless steel tiller.

And the many others I’ve probably forgotten…!