Who would have thought 15 years ago that we would be doing 32 knots in 19 knots of wind? What happens in the next five years?
Go to any sailing club in the country, you’ll see Crew Wanted notices on the board. You can sail for nothing, I don’t think people realise that. In France they believe – this is the fundamental difference – that if you take a kid and put them in a single-handed boat you’re going to teach them independence, if you put them in a double-handed boat you’re going to teach them teamwork and communication. They believe sailing teaches life skills, we don’t