When Alban James of Ocean Racing Magazine asked to interview me, I did what I always do; I blew him off. Now I know I had something to say but the problem is to say something, uhh…you gotta say it. (Apologies to Wall of Voodoo). But he was a persistent bugger and so sat down on Skype and blathered away….
Perhaps with his name, Scot Tempesta was predestined to cause a tad of a stir in the Sailing Establishment. He has surely done so.
Yet, hate it or love it, at a time where the officials of top end sailing programmes are looking at ways at broadening the sailing fan base beyond its inner circle, he is a voice and a force to be reckoned with.
An important contribution to our series on the professional sailing ecosystem. Read it.