He’s a Bronze and Silver medalist, 13-time World Champ, 50-Time Aussie Champ, ’92 and ’96 Aus Yachtsman of the year, ’04 Dutch Sailor of the year, and numerous record holder (Playstation and Club Med). He was in part responsible for developing the Volvo Extreme 40 and the EXSS, he never pulls punches, and his sense of humor is only matched by his honesty.
He’s the legendary Mitch Booth, and JC grabbed him for another solid JC Worldwide podcast. Learn from a multiple Olympian why the mixed crew format on the Nacra 17 isn’t right at all, and how sailing might be better off if it escapes from the Olympics’ grip. Here some of Mitch’s ‘Oh, Shit!’ moments on Playstation, how Mitch helped develop the ‘Chupacabra’ gennaker, and how he’s worked to always stay on the innovative edge of the sport.