Staying valuable by learning skills

founder Tom Leweck will tell the story of the long distance race when he was teamed up with Kimo Worthington, and came to realize he could do nothing better than Kimo.

While nothing to be ashamed of, as his ascent would lead to America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race victories, Tom still wondered why any yacht owner would want him when they can have a guy like Kimo.

However, Tom also knew what has since been told to every nipper seeking a ride on an offshore yacht: learn skills. At this moment in time, navigation was still many years away from digital charts, routing software, and GPS accuracy, and the skills for the job were not widely held…

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