Admirable as hell, but a whole lot of work and money will go into getting this 78′ Ron Holland old-school maxi up to snuff! Sailing Anarchy – money pit, admin
two for the road:
Well, the guessing is over. At a press conference in Paris Dongfeng Race Team confirmed their final two sailors.
Kevin Escoffier, who sailed with the team in the last edition of the race, not just as a sailor but as an unofficial bosun almost acquiring a reputation as a ‘Mr Fix It’, firstly when the starboard pad eye worked loose and he was seen in the cramped space below decks making sure it lasted to the next stopover. Then with the mast track problems that plagued the team he was 3m up in the air epoxying the track back on while the boat continued sailing. Incidentally, the story goes that was the only part of the track that didn’t need refixing later.
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