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|Prints issue||LIMITED EDITION 25 prints ONLY|
|Shooting date||Christmas 1996|
The picture was taken on Christmas Day deep in the Southern Ocean south of Australia. It was the start of a huge storm and one of the toughest challenges of my life. To fight back against those horrendous and ever worsening conditions for 160NM to rescue Raphael Dinelli, a fellow competitor in the Vendee Globe 1996, in which I was engaged with my boat Aqua Quorum. It took two days and nights, amazingly he was alive when I got there. The best Christmas present one could ask for…
NR : facing that huge storm in the Furious Fifties to go and save a fellow sailor can explain why these guys are so particular !