Conny van Rietschoten has passed away

‘The Flying Dutchman’, Conny van Rietschoten, the only skipper to have won the Whitbread Round the World Race race twice (now the Volvo Ocean Race), will always form an important part of this race’s history.

The VOR has published a story on their website with quotes from friends and sailors who knew and sailed with him.

http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/7404_The-Flying-Dutchman-passes-on.html