Sculling across the Atlantic. Of course…

Breton godille

Passionate about sculling, Hervé Le Merrer plans to power himself by sculling alone from Cape Verde to Martinique during 2018.

Fellow members of his yacht club at Trébeurden on the Côtes d’Armor are taking the whole thing seriously, as is the town, which has provided Le Merrer with premises in which to work on his project. I only hope he has fun and doesn’t kill himself…

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Breton ladies sculling

Breton ladies sculling

Here’s something you don’t see every day – Breton women in traditional dress engaged in a sculling race. May the best hat win, I say…

I nicked this from Chris Partridge’s excellent weblog Rowing for Pleasure, who got it from Francophile dinghy cruising maven and Dinghy Cruising Association president Roger Barnes.