fredag 23. august 2013

De gamle er best! Dorade vinner igjen 77 år etterpå

Dorade, considered the forebear of modern ocean racing yachts, won the 2,225-nautical-mile Transpac race from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 1936. And 77 years later, the slender white hull with tall spruce masts rolled to victory again, beating the most modern carbon-fiber ocean racers to win its division and the overall King Kalakaua Trophy.

Les hele artikkelen fra The New York Times her...

Dorade's owner, Matt Brooks, was told that the yacht, pictured near Diamond Head in Hawaii in 1936, was a “piece of antique furniture” and that “it couldn’t be done.”

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