5 pics, text is in german. he looks exhausted, great job by RAN. the text says that his injuries are more dangerous than expected. several ribs are broken and might have damaged his lungs.
could not find a listing. is it sold and sailing under a new name? what was the problem with the boat?
kahn's tp52 is listed in yachtworld.com. is he building a new one? and again: what's the problem with pegasus?
I'm just curious as he was announced as a crewmember on the "local" TP52 (Team Astro - http://www.astrosailing.at/index.jsp - in German). I did a google-search but there are just to many Andersons.
I'm not interested in anything personal, just want to know on which boats / in which positions he...
“No one predicted the types of dynamic loads these boats would be under. Everyone was starting from scratch. Already the boats are faster than ever before, and soon they will be faster. In the meantime, people will carry on learning...
found this on yachting-world (but not on the VOR-homepage....)
hopefully they will make it to melbourne in one piece.
In his latest email from the boat Cayard says, "It has been a tough night out here on the Great Australian Bight. Thunder, lightening and constant rain have been on the menu...
same failure again:
"Back to where we were on movistar. The replaced O-ring in the port hydraulic ram has spat the dummy. Consequence, the keel is back to a max of 20 degrees, this way not much force on the cylinders and less loss of hydraulic fluid. We can go of course to a single ram, but...
..."Of course the ABN boats are faster in certain conditions, but they are also slower in others. I think that Juan Kouyoumdjian, who designed these boats, put more time into the project and the race and that is why the ABN boats appear to be doing better so far."...
Asking for help: I need two books (english or german)- one covering racing-tactics, the other trim (round the buoys, olympic classes) - for a christmas-present.
What about Bill Gladestone? Or Stuart Walker?