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North Sails 2021 Innovation - LEADERBOARD

Wizard's winning recipe

by North Sails 17 Aug 2019 00:00 PDT
Wizard at Fastnet Rock, overall winner of the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race - August 2019 © Kurt Arrigo / Rolex

                                                                     

Wizard's Winning Recipe
A Methodical Approach To Setup, Schedule, and Sail Choices
 
Peter and David Askew are on a hot streak with their VO70 Wizard in this year’s Atlantic Ocean Racing Series. They’ve won three of the five events in the series so far; RORC Caribbean 600, 2019 Transatlantic Race, and Rolex Fastnet Race. Their chance to complete the season with a sweep comes October 19th, at the Rolex Middle Sea Race.

That combination of an ocean-ready boat and crew, plus all the planning and preparation, is why this team has posted such an impressive string of victories. We spoke with the Askews and Wizard sailing master Charlie Enright to learn how this team, and this boat, prepared for their amazing run.


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