||ROB GREENHALGH (GBR)
December 2016, just a Sydney Hobart win and a few thousand
dollars for topping the fleet at the Bermuda Mothfest. Diverse but
a bit average… ‘I’d call that a good month’ – Brian Thompson;
‘Mighty’ – Adam May; ‘He wins in Foxers too’ – Alistair Skinner;
‘He just cannot stop winning… has any modern sailor won in so
many very different classes…worth checking?’ – Timo Malinen;
‘No wonder he’s always very well employed!!!’ – Holger Lehning.
It needs adding that Amac ran Rob very close in this month’s vote.
‘This is very exciting,
but I do have an
Fair enough, but that
doesn’t disguise the fact that the J/88
Hijinks is still Laura Weyler’s first boat
and that she took Boat of the Day at
least once during Key West Race
Week and went on to win her class
overall with a scorecard that even
Jimmy Spithill would probably
be quite proud of… 1,2,1,1,1,1,6,3,3.
Sailing needs to attract many more
Laura Weylers – so get onto it, people
Who can forget the call
back to routeur Jean-Luc
Nélias, that Coville was
hitting 45kt (solo) and
really would like to slow Sodebo down.
In a spectacular month for French
offshore sailing it’s hard to pick a winner
but what Coville achieved – and after 10
years of trying – will be talked about for
years to come. He sailed singlehanded
around the world in barely more than
half the time taken by the fully crewed
winner of the first Trophy Jules Verne…
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