Entries by Paul Cayard

Seahorse-February 1998

Another new year. This is my seventh year of writing for Seahorse. I really enjoy the opportunity to express myself in this high quality publication. I hope that some of what I have had to say over the years has been of interest or amusing at times. Being at the heart of one and looking […]

Leg 1 – Whitbread

I’d like to be able to say that I knew my first leg in the Whitbread would go this well when I decided to do it but honestly, I can not. It was a big surprise to many observers and a pleasant surprise to me. The idea of winning the Whitbread Round the World Race […]

Seahorse October 1997

One week before the start of my first Whitbread and I am looking forward to it more than I was a year ago when I signed up. The sailing I have done on the boats this last year has been nothing short of some of the best sailing I have ever done. The boats are […]

Seahorse August 1997

It is funny how your perspective changes. In preparing for the upcoming Whitbread, I will participate in the Fastnet Race with my EF Team, the last race of the Admiral

Seahorse April 1997

A few weeks ago, I was reflecting on things and realized that my life had suddenly taken some strange twists. Last November I had signed up to do a race that I swore many times I would never do (Whitbread) and more recently I had taken up snowboarding to be with my son and found […]

What am I doing in the Whitbread?

I am doing exactly what got me to where I am; broadening my horizons. While growing up in sailing, I was the one who at 18 was crewing in the Star World Championship and the 505 World Championship within 6 months. I was sailing Lasers at the same time as 6 meters. I won the […]

Seahorse November 1996

Are the Sardinia Cup, Admirals Cup, Kenwood Cup “Team Racing” events? This year at the Sardinia Cup the jury ruled that the event was being run under IYRR appendix B5. Like the Admirals Cup, the Sardinia Cup is an event that is made up of teams, mostly national but can be regional. Teams are made […]