Tanguy de lamotte broke the top of his mast off one week into the vendee globe around the world race. We had the top of the mast break off in the 2012 Bermuda race. Fortunately we were able to finish with a reef.
Thomas Coville is, after 8 days of sailing almost a day ahead of the singlehanded around the world record.
Just two weeks ago Jim Kilroy (Kialoa) passed away. More recently George Coumantaros. It is truly the end of an era. Some of my fondest memories sailing were aboard “Boomerang”.
THIS PAST WEEKEND I ATTENDED THE RAPTOR WEEKEND HOSTED BY THE AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND.
I RACED THIS WEEKEND IN THE CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA, WHICH ALWAYS ATTRACTS ELEGANT BOATS WITH GRACEFUL LINES.
THE WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR IN IT’S 50TH YEAR IS AGRICULTURE IN RHODE ISLAND. THIS EVENT IS A WORLD APART FROM LIFE AS WE KNOW AND LIVE. REMARKABLE THAT IT IS SO CLOSE BY.