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Re: For the night, two great movies: solo racing transat movies

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2013, not winners, two different races, two different boats (Mini racer and Figaro class), two different stories: Hardy made 6th, Lipinski was rescued by a cargo ship.
If I understood the narrator correctly, it was Hardy who organized the recovery of Lipinski's boat and towed it to Cascais. That's really outstanding and says everything one needs to say about the quality of the singlehanded sailing community. Rescue was well-executed by the Polish bulk carrier as well, though pity Lipinski had to stay aboard all the way to Sfaz, Tunisia.

Sad he couldn't complete the MT but terrific he got his boat back.

Thanks for sharing, Paulo.

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