CYCA Video Archive Project: Episode 2 - Trygve Halvorsen

  • Club
  • By Jennifer Crooks
  • 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00

As part of the CYCA 70th year Anniversary activities the Club's Archives Committee has prepared a series of interviews with senior members of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to document their recollections of the development of the Club and the sport of ocean racing. Episode 2 features an interview with Trygve Halvorsen

Episode Two: Trygve Halvorsen - discussion points include;

  • early days at the CYCA
  • Saga, Peer Gynt, Solveig, Anitra, Norla
  • Freya 3 wins in a row
  • Halvorsen philosophy
  • 1962 Americas Cup
  • 1965 Admirals Cup
  • 2 mainsails on Freya
  • Trans Tasman Races
  • worst weather
  • sailing today


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