“I love adventure, I love to push myself and see what I’m capable of. You only live once, live life to its fullest.” – Richard Branson
Severe weather forced billionaire adventurer Sir Richard Branson to abandon his attempt to break the trans-Atlantic speed record on their 99′ sailboat, Virgin Money. He and his crew made it safely to Bermuda on Friday, October 24, 2008
Here’s a report from the Associated Press:
YouTube – Billionaire Branson Abandons Trans-Atlantic Race
Here’ what Branson is trying to accomplish:
YouTube – Billionaire Branson Chases Sailing Record
Here’s Branson onboard Virgin Money just after the NYC departure.
YouTube – Richard Branson on board Virgin Money
Good boat speed sailing by the Hamptons:
YouTube – ‘Virgin Money’ racing past the Hamptons
There are several other video’s on Virgin Money UK’s YouTube channel.
Billionaire’s world record effort ends in Bermuda (Bermuda Sun – Oct 25, 2008)
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