Stamm’s Handful

Stole this one again from sailinganarchy.com. This might be what happens when you try and go sailing around the world by yourself, in a race. Ā Fast forward to 00:50 to begin the action. Enjoy…. ….Good on him though for staying so patient and calm. Was that noise the hydraulic canting keel? Pretty smooth recovery. Glad […]

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What a Guy

The first two skippers finished the Vendee Globe Solo Around the world race, yesterday just 3 hours apart. Pretty amazing! The big story however is Alex Thomson, skipper of Hugo Boss who has decided to follow Jean-Pierre Dick to safety instead of pass him and take the 3rd place podium spot from him. As mentioned […]

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The End is Near…

The Vendee Globe challengers are approaching the end, which may come as early as this weekend. However, the drama has not stopped. Jean-Pierre Dick (still in third but surely to be passed soon), Ā has broken his keel, but is puttering along at a measly 11 knots. The skipper of Virbac -Paprec 3 has yet to […]

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Vendee Globe Week 5

We are trying to keep up with the predominantly French sailboat race, the Vendee Globe Challenge 2012-2013. This is truly the only regatta that is harder than the Volvo Ocean Race. Twenty racers began the race and only thirteen remain. Take a minute to catch up on the latest action as sailors try and race […]

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Solo Around the World, Non-Stop!

The Vendee Globe Challenge 2012-2013 is underway. The raceĀ actuallyĀ started just over 2 days ago from Le Sables D’olonne, France. Catch the replay of the start here……… The race has 20 competitors 19 men and one brave woman, 15 SAMANTHA DAVIES Aboard – SavĆ©ol 19 BERTRAND DE BROC Aboard –Ā Votre Nom Autour du Monde avec EDM […]

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