Around Alone - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-19-2003
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Wilson, NY
Posts: 562
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
Irwin32 is on a distinguished road
Around Alone

The Around Alone race is closing on Cape Horn at this time and the boats are close together. Accounts of this race have been facinating. Great Lakes sailor Tim Kent on Everest Horizontal has been running a solid 2nd in his class with a poorly funded campaign. Take a few nights to check this race out at This is great reading for cruisers and racers.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 02-22-2003
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 59
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
waltzingmatilda is on a distinguished road
Around Alone

I agree, this is the true sailboat racing going on at the moment. This is the race for those who aren''t billionaires, and to me it''s kind of sad to see it receive so little publicity or attention. I receive Tim Kent''s emails about three or four times a week, and find them fascinating. If you haven''t been following the race, you owe it to yourself to get interested. Imagine being on your own in the southern ocean with little possibility of help if something goes wrong, you depend upon your own skills and abilities. What a great race!
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:23 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) LLC 2000-2012

The store is owned and operated by a company independent of the forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.