Wholly Grael

Every now and then, as a journalist, you end up shaking hands with a giant. At the weekend I met someone who has accomplished almost everything you could want to do as a sailor. Torben Grael won medals for Brazil in five separate Olympics. Between the years 1990 and 2000, he finished on the podium…

Keeled Over

The keepers of sailing’s worst-kept secret have finally put their hands up and come clean. As the Volvo Ocean Race prepares to set out from Boston today, en route to Galway and the first every Irish stopover, the Irish team have admitted that they have little hope of keeping up with the pack. The dogs…