Clive Tully

Communications Officer


Award-winning travel journalist, photographer and broadcaster Clive Tully FRGS accompanied Alan Priddy on all of the world record attempts on board the powerboat Spirit of Cardiff 1999 - 2003, producing daily website and newspaper updates, often under extremely challenging conditions. Along with his subsequent book "Confronting Poseidon," they were acclaimed as major contributions to marine journalism. He is also an expert video cameraman, and produced most of the footage for several TV documentaries as well as TV news output.

In his career as an outdoors and travel writer / radio broadcaster, Clive has visited over 70 countries worldwide, has been equipment editor of three major UK walking magazines, and his words or pictures have graced the pages of every UK national newspaper. He has taken a 90 mph ride in a bobsleigh down the Olympic Bob Run in St Moritz, and descended 100 feet in a submersible to the bottom of Windermere in the English Lake District. He was the first journalist to fly in a hot air balloon in Soviet Russia, and has led mountain treks in various parts of the world, including in Nepal for British Everest legend Doug Scott CBE.

Clive is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Honorary Life Member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and member of Mensa. He is also the holder of 33 UIM powerboating world records.