MOD Globe Race 2019-’20

And then there was three…..and that’s all you need for a race!

BJ Caldwell

A 3rd confirmed entry for the ‘Monohull One-Design Race’ – the first ‘one-design nonstop solo around the world race’ on the 50th anniversary of the S&S 34 debut in 1969!

START: September 2019 from Sydney-Sydney via turning mark of Honolulu, Hawaii.

ENTRIES: Brian Caldwell, Linda Pasquariello, Derek Desaunois + (potential 4th Italian entry)

…The idea for the first ‘one-design’ nonstop solo around the world race stemmed from Brian’s frustration of mounting costs of disposable ‘prototype’ multi-million designs of the nonstop solo Vendee Globe race. The idea was for a race infinitely more accessible to the layman aboard vastly proven designs with competitive one-design while remaining ‘sustainable’.  A race where it would come down to the sailor vs the machine and where ‘elderly but seaworthy boat design doesn’t invalidate a chance of winning the next event… The idea was given birth during his yacht delivery of the S&S 34 “Stray Bit”…

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