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Interview with Vendée Globe sailor Boris Herrmann

by Michael Quirk 29 Jan 12:47 PST
Vendee Globe sailor Boris Herrmann © Christophe Favreau

Well known German 5O5 sailor Boris Herrmann was hours from finishing on the podium after racing around the world single handed in the Vendée Globe when he unfortunately collided with a fishing boat. No one was hurt but the damage knocked Boris back to fifth spot.

Amazing that single handed foiling yachts can sail around the world pretending they are 5O5s and still all finish so close together.

See this short interview where Boris talks to Christophe Favreau about how meeting the many professional sailors racing 5O5s encouraged him to also become a professional sailor.

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