Sweet Memories from Offshore:
The 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 started from Antigua on February 22 with the 600nm course circumnavigating 11 of the Caribbean Islands. Peter Holmberg, who hold the rare double of an Olympic Medal and America’s Cup victory, shares his experience on the 82-foot Highland Fling XI…
This race is becoming one of the new classic distance races of the world for these reasons: February (ie. winter), 600 miles, start and finish in Antigua, rounding 11 different islands, wearing t-shirts, under a full moon, with winds between 15 an…
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Difficult choice: Wife or Boat?:
by John Vigor, boating writer
I GOT A DEAR JOHN LETTER. Not the usual sort. This one was from a man calling for help because his wife was threatening to divorce him if he spent any more money on his boat.
Well, I’m sorry but I don’t think I can help. There are too many unknowns. How much work does the boat need? How much money has he spent already, to make his wife so mad? Has she made this threat before? Did it worry him? Did he back down? Will she back down next time?
Political correctness demands that I advise him to quit spending money on the boat and…
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