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Sergio de Garcia, started sailing at 10 years of age in the monotypes Pinguin and Snipe. At eighteen acquired his first Terra Firme, a Toninha 21 feet. A wooden sailboat with fixed torpedo keel. She had a small cabin and watertight cockpit. At the time was called "Ocean Dwarf", designed and built by Fischer, a german builder living in Brazil. Thereafter followed other sailboats:
Toninha 21 ft 3 years
One Design 25 ft 2 years
Atoll 23 ft 2 years
Dufour 27 ft 13 years
Fast 303 30 ft 2 years
Fast 345 35 ft 12 years
Peterson 33 33 ft 6 years
In 1976, crossed the South Atlantic from Rio to Cape Town aboard the yacht Undine, 39 feet, with South African flag. During same year, sailed the French Mediterranean costal area on several yachts of varying sizes.
Through the years, he has continued cruising for more than 50 years, acquiring extensive sailing experience.
His experience is available for you.
Crossing Rio - Cape Town
Dufour 27 ft