French / by Roger Kapsi

Sailing, or yachting as it’s known among the yacht-club types, has long been regarded as a sport for the rich. This is especially true in the US and UK. In France it’s different. Sure they have their yacht clubs, but rather than reveling in pomp and tradition, the French revel in accomplishment. The tougher, the filthier, the more extreme the accomplishment, the more they love it.
— http://speeddreamblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/blame-it-on-bernard-moitessier-not-stamm.html