OCEAN RACING THEN AND NOW

On Christmas Day just past, a remarkable solo circumnavigation speed record was set by a Frenchman sailing a big multihull. He had made five previous attempts and finally succeeded. At the same time, other incredible speeds were being achieved in monohulls, also sailed by the French.

In this Caper, I compare today’s ocean racing with examples of how it was done in the early days of modern, lightweight seafaring.

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21: OCEAN RACING THEN AND NOW

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