We interrupt this blog for a rather dubious film documentation of our experience in last year’s Race to Alaska (R2AK). Want more terrible advice? Learn from our mistakes in our…
1 SMALL BOAT WITH NO MOTOR
3 LARGE BLOKES WITH QUESTIONABLE SKILLS.
This is the adventure that separates the men from the boys and the skippers from the fish food. A journey which could take anywhere from 4 days to never as we attempt to outrun the Grim Sweeper.
Ladies and Gentlemen R2AK is the longest sailing race in North America. The attempt must be made with no motor and no support. Only about half who have tried have completed it.
There are few rules and no set route. We must rely on ourselves and questionable skills to navigate through tidal pools, killer whales and rampant bears to ring the bell in Ketchikan.
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Frederic Chanut, 32, aka Freddy, is an adept of corn chips + salsa and often watch internet comic strips.
Freddy brings to the team his … iPod full of outdated music, a driving genre of his own and humour that will definitely make Michael cringe way before hitting Perth outer suburbs.
Michael Scholz, 31, aka Micha or Scholle, is a passionate soccer player & off-road specialist with his Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.
The major assets Michael brings to the team are his ability to manage a project from start, his high level planning/project management skills.
Ladies and Gentlemen R2AK is the longest sailing race in North America. Only about half who have attempted it have completed the race.
There are few rules and no support along the way. We must rely on ourselves and our questionable skills to navigate tidal pools, gale force winds and wild bears to ring the bell in Ketichikan.
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