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Seahorse Sailor of the Month

NOVEMBER'S NOMINEES
Sailor of the Month LINDSAY OWEN-JONES (GBR)
In Porto Cervo last month the International Maxi Class got itself the most popular of new world champions. The skipper of Magic Carpet3 has been the most loyal supporter of this fleet through thick and thin – one of the best examples being when he built his current WallyCento, the brief to designers Reichel/Pugh being to push the rule hard with the new boat but not so hard as to destroy the fleet by rendering all other boats uncompetitive…

Sailor of the Month DIEGO NEGRI (ITA)
Not in any way to demean the latest great performance from Negri’s 2021 Star World Champion crew Frihjof Kleen, but the superb German front man has won this title (and many others) before, while for Italy’s perennial runner-up crossing the line in that final race brought an Oscar-level outpouring of emotion, that started… ‘I must thank the Folli family for building my beautiful girl, called 21! I love her!! She is a winner like 21 in blackjack! Now she is my baby for ever… I promise!!!’

 

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OCTOBER'S WINNER
Sailor of the Month Winner MARTINE GRAEL/KAHENA KUNZE (BRA)
‘Martine and Kahena rule, but Katie McCabe’s feats are also amazing!!!‘ – Tiago Di Poerro Celestino; Martine and Kahena are simply the best’ – Farley Vilaca; ‘And they are the nicest too!’ – Alexandre Franco Caetano; ‘And the hardest working!!’ – Louise Lomardo; ‘Martine and Kahena – they are our golden girls… the best women sailors ever’ – Leonardo Baeta; ‘Two grand athletes in the great tradition of Brazilian sailing – Eraldo Pacheco Votto.
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