This one terrifies even us! At a hearing 30/05/2011 at Southampton Magistrates the Officer of the Watch of a fishing vessel pleaded guilty to one safety charge brought under Section 58 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995. He was fined £1,700 plus costs of £6,435.s
So You Wanna Be An Ocean Racer
Juggy Clougher is not only one of the baddest bowman to have ever raged on the ocean; turns out he’s a camera freak with a hell of an eye for a story. Wouldn’t it be great if a guy like this – who’s sailed the Volvo Ocean Race before as top crew – became the On-Board Reporter for the next VOR? He’d knock it out of the park.
Our more technologically inclined Anarchists will dig this little subtitled video update on the ‘Son of Hydroptere‘ from Jeremie Lagarrigue and pals.
We’re not sure why anyone would make a movie about a yachting crash that happened six years ago, but these guys did and it seems pretty sexy. And they’re selling tickets to the feature film next month. If you go, write a review and we’ll publish it.
Hope and pray this is never you; it’s Jim Southward and crew in 55 knots of breeze and 15+ foot tall waves getting plucked from the sea off . Maybe Island Packet should’ve stuck to sailboats? Add your comment here.
March 28th, 2013