Sailing Calendar: November 2016:
Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer desktop calendar for the month of November.
Click here to open the image, then put your cursor over it, right click to open the drop down menu and indicate you want to ‘Set as Desktop Background’.
Vendee Globe: The Official Race Doctor:
The eighth Vendée Globe, which begins November 6 from Les Sables d’Olonn, France, is the only non-stop solo round the world race without assistance. For the 29 skippers and their IMOCA 60s, their medical emergencies will be cared for by the official race doctor.
As a former emergency doctor, Jean-Yves Chauve has been dealing with the injuries of sailors for thirty years, with this to be his eighth Vendée Globe. Here he offers some insight into the role…
What has changed since your first Vendée Globe in 1989?
“Satellite links have changed things. We can be more efficient. We can send pictures to the skipper, or chat using a video conference. Bu…
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