A keen sailor, Murphy set up his business 35 years ago, after becoming frustrated with the lack of supplies available for sailing enthusiasts. In 1999, he handed over the day-to-day running of the shop to his son, Shane, and planned a round the world adventure with his wife, Olivia.
Initially the couple planned a four-year voyage, but the journey ended up lasting for nine years, interspersed with the occasional trip home for Christmas and other special events....
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