Hans Bouscholte's Six Survival Tips for Long Distance Cat Sailing

Dakar Guadeloupe
In 1999 Hans Bouscholte set the record for crossing the Atlantic in a 20-foot open catamaran. Sailing more than 2,800 miles from Dakar to Guadeloupe, together with French sailing partner Gerard Navarin, Bouscholte completed the passage in 15 days and 2 hours. He also became the first non-Frenchman to win the Tour Voile, and he was skipper of the Dutch Whitbread 60 Brunel Sunergy. But here, Hans Bouscholte shares some of his hard-earned experience in long-distance cat sailing.....




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