Lucas Calabrese: New Focus, Less Stress:
People sail for many reasons, and those reasons change throughout life. You may start competing the minute you get in a boat but end on a lazy Sunday afternoon watching the world go by, and anything else in between.
Some people have defining moments which change the way they sail and the way they see the world, and Argentina’s Lucas Calabrese is one of those people.
Breaking down a four-year 470 Olympic campaign with crew Juan de la Fuente, Calabrese says, “It was a tough one for us. We started pretty much after Weymouth [London 2012] and were in pretty good shape. We were having consistent finishes, but then we stopped for about nine or ten months. I had some stomach is…
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Clipper Race: Getting Settled after Seattle:
(April 30, 2016; Day 1) – The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race got underway in the early hours of this morning, with the teams reinvigorated after a successful stopover in Seattle and filled with renewed enthusiasm as they aim toward the Panama finish on this tenth race of the global series.
At 0320 UTC (2020 local time) the Le Mans start, led by Garmin Skipper Ash Skett, took place just beyond the entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
“All went smoothly and it was a clean start on the first attempt. Wind was about 15 knots from the west. All boats that started are currently under white sails making good course for Panama,” he reported.
Race start was de…
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