All Italian sailors these days pray for the recovery of 88-year-old Italian sailing patriarch Alex Carozzo, who is fighting the coronavirus.
In 1965, Carozzo became the first Italian to sail the ocean alone, sailing 5500 nautical miles from Tokyo to San Francisco. A year later, he took part in the race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. And in 1968, he became a member of the famous Golden Globe Race (the one that glorified Robin Knox-Johnston and Bernard Muatesieu) – but was forced to retire due to bouts of peptic ulcer …
On the account of Carozzo dozens of long trips, and even at an advanced age he did not think to settle down. So, recently he worked on a new route – to the Galapagos Islands on a boat 9.6 meters long. But…
We at Yacht Russia, like Italian admirers of Alex, want to believe that the famous Italian yachtsman will be the winner in the fight against coronavirus. FORZA ALEX! FORWARD!
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