Practice, Practice, Practice

Canada’s 2016 offshore sailor of the year, Stuart McCrea and crew on the J-120 Deviation had a big year in 2016, taking home the trophy for the best results for a Canadian boat in the Newport-Bermuda Race. It will be a tough act to follow as they prepare for the MHOR

Ten member crew is “all in the family”.

Seventy-three year old Brad Willauer has been participating since he was a teenager, usually working the foredeck on someone else’s boat. Now, after participating in MHOR at least ten times, he will be skipper of his own crew for the first time in this event in July. PHOTO CREDIT: Daniel Forster/Talbot Wilson/PPL

9 Races of Halifax Memories

Twenty-three years ago I participated in my first MHOR driving my Frers 36, Achiever. The fact that I am here writing this article is testimony to our surviving that race, but it was a close run affair.