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Mick Dawson was honoured to be invited to be the key note speaker for the opening ceremony of the SSM Maritime Show 2014 in Hamburg September the 8th. The worlds leading fair for the maritime industry.

Micks Ocean Rowing adventures on the Atlantic and North Pacific were very well received by a highly distinguished maritime audience numbering over five hundred. After the presentation Mick mingled with the guests answering their many and varied questions.

‘It was a fantastic event at a great venue and a real pleasure to be allowed to tell my story to such a distinguished maritime audience.’ Mick said afterwards.


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Ruth Copland an ex-pat radio presenter in California who met Mick when he and Chris rowed into San Francisco invited him onto her show:

September 8th 2014: Mick Dawson is the Keynote Speaker at Europe’s leading Maritime Industry Fair the SMM in Hamburg. The SMM website: