The Next American Vendee Competitor?

13 Dec

With the current Vendee Globe fleet circling the bottom of the planet at record speeds, you will note that there are no Stars & Stripes flying from any of the boats.

Ronnie Simpson–Singlehanded Transpac veteran and Iraq War veteran–hopes to fix that problem in the 2016 Vendee, announcing his plan to make it to the start line and become the youngest American to finish the world's toughest sailboat race. [Regular readers will remember we've dropped in on Ronnie before]

He's got a few mountains to climb (like he has no sponsor and no boat), but he is a  determined and resourceful guy so he might just pull it off. 

Here's what he he's thinking:

 

 

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