Entries by Paul Cayard

Whitbread Wrap Up

First let me say that I am flattered by the amount that has been written about EF Languages’ victory in the Whitbread Round the World Race, most notably in the July issue of this very Seahorse. I guess the realization that is occurring for those of us that participated in the race is how much […]

Seahorse-Whitbread Wrap Up

The 12 man luge ride is over. What an experience! I think the scene that can best sum it up is; It is 02:00 in the Southern Ocean. The sound inside the boat is that of breaking glass in a car accident. The boat is slamming and shuddering violently as it is hurtling down 30 […]

It’s Official Cayard EF Language Win The Whitbread

It’s official: Paul Cayard and his EF Language crew have won the months-long Whitbread Round the World Race, which began Sept. 21, 1997. Although they had clinched the victory last week after tallying an insurmountable lead, they had to complete the ninth and final leg to receive the trophy. The victory makes Cayard the first […]

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 […]