Meet Monique, for the past five years, she and Guirec Soudée have been sailing around the world.  Emma Beddington reveals how the French sailor chose to brave the high seas with just one feathered shipmate.

The best dressed chicken in Greenland
A Guirec Soudée photo

– News covered by Quincy Quarry News.

Have hen will travel: the man who sailed round the world with a chicken.

Why did the chicken cross the globe?

Who the Q knows …

In a story that left even hard-bitten and even harder drinking Quincy Quarry staff scratching their heads is this story about a hen named Monique that accompanied French sailor Guirec Soudée on his travels around the world.

The Happy Family?
A Guirec Soudée selfie

And yes, as well as no big surprise: there is a children’s book about their travels, The Hen Who Sailed Around the World,

No word, however, if Mr. Soudée is hen-pecked.

Read all about it:  Have hen will travel: the man who sailed round the world with a chicken

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