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Paul Elvstrom: The Mozart of Sailing

“In less important races, such as weekly afternoon regattas, you will have to race against people who don’t know the rules thoroughly, and you will just have to put up with it. As well as this you must be careful not to shout at a less experienced competitor because you will not gain anything by this and all you will do will be to lose a friendly competitor forever.” – Paul Elvstrom, 4-time Olympic gold medalist who sadly passed away this week.

Read Gary Jobson’s reflections on “The Mozart of Sailing”