Stan The Man

23 Feb

If you want a navigator to get you across oceans FAST (and usually faster than anyone else), there is no one better than Stan Honey. Besides being a very nice guy, Honey brings a mastery of electronics, weather, and sailing to his work, and as a result he gets plenty of invitations to go sailing.

He's won the Transpac, he's won the Volvo Ocean Race, and in 2010 he helped Groupama 3 to a new Jules Verne circumnavigation record (recently broken by Banque Populaire).

If you want to know how he did it, and how the extreme speed potential and sailing characteristics of modern mega-multihulls has changed the art of navigation, then settle in and listen:

 

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Comments

  1. Conrad

    I’d like to find out how his hanked on foresail on his Cal 40 has worked out for him. Advantages-Disadvantages? Appreciate any information.
    Thanks…..Conrad

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