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Seahorse Sailor of the Month

JANUARY'S NOMINEES
Sailor of the Month TOM KNEEN (GBR)
Well, that wasn’t very funny… Tom Kneen and his Plymouth team on their JPK 1180 Sunrise did a terrific job winning the Fastnet this year, with the bonus of breaking away from the fleet in light air on the way to Cherbourg and finishing 10 hours ahead of their nearest class rival, joy of joys. They did a nice job winning the Middle Sea Race too, or they thought they had. After that, well, a bunch of novice boys scouts would have made a better fist of sorting out the results

Sailor of the Month DON MACINTYRE (AUS)
Veteran singlehanded round the world racer, professional adventurer, with a fondness for the coldest places on earth and passionate about breaking down the elite image of ocean racing for those who’d never considered it. No records were broken but his Golden Globe round the world race made a lot of people happy and got a lot of column inches; the next is well on track. Now for the ultimate home-builders’ extravaganza… And as we write Don’s out there proving it

 

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DECEMBER'S WINNER
Sailor of the Month Winner MELWIN FINK (GER)
‘Cool sailor! Does his own thing instead of following the herd’ – Rainer Büge; ‘Melwin was the youngest, fastest and the most fearless sailor in the Mini Transat, at the same time very modest and careful with his equipment’ – Wilko Meinhold; ‘A great young offshore sailor’ – Thomas Jungblut; ‘I’m sorry but the choice is too hard; they both deserve it!’ – Udo Heuser; ‘A courageous and reflective young man who deserves support’ – Gabriele Ritter.
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