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.
Cruising: Less (LOA) is More
The breeze kicks up. The boat digs in, and I tighten my grip on the mainsheet. It’s overcast but warm. The slate-blue water around me is patterned with whitecaps. Ahead, the low, tumbling hills of Old Mission Peninsula, a 17-mile long finger of land separating the east and west ...read more