SailNet Community - View Single Post - Interesting Sailboats
View Single Post
  #3448  
Old 12-04-2012
PCP's Avatar
PCP PCP is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Portugal, West Coast
Posts: 16,188
Thanks: 21
Thanked 98 Times in 81 Posts
Rep Power: 10
PCP will become famous soon enough
Swiss and sailing

Swiss never ceases to amaze me in what regards sailing: how a small country with less people than New York, without sea or any sea tradition has managed to won 2 Americas cup and have two top sailors competing in the Vendee Globe?

In fact on of them, Stamm is on the leading pack and I guess it is one of the five I think is going to win the race. The other one is Dominique and he is far from being the last, racing on the second pack (7th now). These guys an Alinghy have been raising in the country a lot of interest in sailing and sailing is on the rise in Swiss. let's have a look at the kids and at the old timers

Swiss Sailing Promo Video 2011 from VIDEO.JUERGKAUFMANN.COM on Vimeo.




Bernard Stamm's portrait por VendeeGlobeTV


Dominique Wavre's portrait por VendeeGlobeTV
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook