Awesome slomo drone footage of Vestas surfing. Charlie on the helm. Drone shots. Charlie, below: Really excited to get to Newport, and Bristol, R.I., where I'm from. They earned and deserve this stopover. Hopefully can improve our position a bit... I learned to sail growing up on Narragansett Bay. It's a place that's gotten a lot cleaner over the years. When I was a young whippersnapper wasn't a great place to go swimming or eat shellfish from. But they've made progress in recent years. He talks about the Ocean Summit that he'll be speaking at. When people come together actions can be taken that improve our waterways. Another reason he's really excited to get home is to see his family. It will have been over a month. He has two little kids, one 2 1/2 and the other 1. He'll be walking... Talks about the family's support. Drone shots of them surfing fast triple-heading. Tony on the helm. Mark grinding. He explains that they got important news from Hawaii, that the local legislature banned sunscreen that's harmful to coral reefs. Drone shot. S-curve to clear weed from the leeward rudder. Drone shots.
|people||Charlie Enright and Mark Towill|
|published||Fri, 04 May 2018 03:59:04 UTC|
|tags||Bristol, Children, Clearing Weed, Coral Reef Protection, Drone, Environment, Family, Favorite, Growing Up Sailing, Hawaii Legislation Banning Sunscreen, Narragansett Bay, Newport, Ocean Summit, Pollution, Rhode Island, S Curve, Sargasso, Slomo Drone Shot, Sunscreen and Surfing Drone Shot|
|team||Vestas 11th Hour Racing|