Here at SAIL magazine we’ve long been fans of veteran ocean racer and shorthanded sailing pro Ryan Breymaier, who has built a successful career as part of the Hugo Boss team (with which he won the 2014 IMOCA New York to Barcelona Race) and as skipper for the record-breaking maxi-tri Lending Club. In this video, he offers a fascinating glimpse into the mindset that has allowed him to become arguably the most successful shorthanded sailor in the United States.
MOB: A Whistle in the Wind
Mark Wheeler went overboard a few minutes before midnight. He was in the middle of Lake Michigan, 30 miles offshore in 40 knots of wind. As he fumbled for the lanyard to inflate his lifejacket he watched his racing sailboat, Meridian X, disappear into the night at more than 18 ...read more