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Welcome Velux 5 Oceans and Volvo Around The World Commentator Bruce Schwab!


  • Welcome Velux 5 Oceans and Volvo Around The World Commentator Bruce Schwab!

    Pressure Drop is happy to announce the news that Bruce Schwab will be riding along with us during the Velux 5 Oceans Race as well as the
    Volvo " Round The World" Ocean Race. We look forward to his narratives and keen insight to two of the most challenging yacht races on the
    planet and hope you will come along for the journey!

    A lifelong rigger and two-time solo circumnavigator, Bruce Schwab led the Rigging Shop at Svendsens Marine in Northern California from 1981 to 2000. On February 25, 2005, Bruce became the first American in history to officially finish the Vendee (with the all-American boat Ocean Planet), and currently holds the American solo circumnavigation record of 109 days and 20 hours.

    Currently Bruce is a supplier of advanced lithium battery and charging systems for racing and cruising yachts.

    Bruce is currently living in Woolrich Maine and can assist you with a multitude of marine related services, from Project Management and Consulting, Power Charging and Storage
    Solutions, Advanced Standing and Running Rigging Repairs and Training, Surveys, Insurance Analysis, Offshore Communications/Navigation/ Weather Routing and Individual or Crew Training and Physical Training!

    Plus he plays a mean guitar!
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