Originally Posted by Valiente
Single-handing a 102 ft. cat? Well nigh impossible without a furler, especially as his staysail must be the size of a main on a 40 footer. But the size, the fact it's a cat, the single-handed thing and his age seem at first glance to be "stunt"-oriented.
I wonder how much of the sponsorship money is slated for SAR...or are the Australians, New Zealanders or Chileans expected to cover that?
Well until he comes back around the other side he is out of our hair but I still reckon TB is a better horse to back than the whacko hippy and his child bride.
Poor old NZ they really got the short straw when it came to SAR.
Whether or not he makes it and/or breaks the record is one issue but nonetheless damn that thing can move.