The Vendee Globe is probably the worlds most famous round the world race. The challenge is to sail around the world single-handed without any stopovers. There are very few boats and even fewer sailors that are capable of completing this race.
The recent sportboat demo day at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club was a great success. It not only introduced the latest generation of sportboats to it’s members and friends, it opened everyone’s eyes to the future of sailing. The venue was ideal – a long empty dock and quick uncluttered path to the harbor’s outer breakwater. Fortunately for everyone involved, the weather also cooperated. There were partly cloudy skies, temperatures in the 60s and a consistent breeze in the high teens. All of these factors created a very unique and rare opportunity for all the sailors involved. (more…)