Chris, Ralfie, and the rest of our friends from the US Merchant Marine Academy at King’s Point Sailing Program are on the move again. This one is the slender Genuine Risk, a boat that’s going to see more action under the feet of midshipmen as a donated boat than it ever did on the Grand Prix circuit. One man’s trash is another man’s Maxi…
The boat’s first race for 2010 will be the Caribbean 600, which is rapidly turning into one of the ‘must-do’ ocean races. It’s going to be a very busy spring for the KP boys. "It looks like we may have 5 Academy-affiliated boats for the Bermuda Race – a total of 354 feet of sailboat!
Check the KP ‘Waterfront Blog’ to stay updated on the fun, and to see what digging a 97′ boat out of the snow looks like.