One circus skill that will come in handy


You couldn’t make it up.

The entry list for the Transat Jacques Vabre (not long now, can’t wait!) includes a novice sailor and a co-skipper whose day job is a tightrope walker.

Florian Gonser from Germany owns the Akilaria 40 Mowgli but admits he’s lacking in expertise. I guess stablemate David Lefebvre will be able to show him how to hang on for dear life.