Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Volvo: Just for the fun of it

Average boat speed 22.5 knots

Maybe 2,000 miles from the Horn.

Not so much when you are doing 500 nm days

5 day forecast predicts winds 35 - 50 kts at the Cape

Here's some fire hose planing video

Victory - Rich Wilson Finishes Vendee RTW Solo

Published: March 11, 2009
At age 58, Rich Wilson is the oldest sailor to finish the grueling round-the-world Vendée Globe ocean race and only the second American
And for more details check the Vendee Globe site