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Day 3: The World Beyond Sail

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So we made it through days 1 and 2. After 1 we were dazed. After 2 we were enthused. What would day 3 bring? For me to begin with, a broken toenail. No hiking boots today. Fortunately, I'd brought along my most comfortable sneakers.

It was Monday and much slower at the show. We had a meeting with Bert and Marlene Frisch of the TransOcean club organized by Alan Tyson-Carter, an OCC member who lives outside of Dusseldorf. The meeting went very well and I think there are ways that OCC and TransOcean can align to the benefit of our members. TransOcean has exhibited at boot for years. OCC may give it a try in 2021.

Alex wanted to visit the Ultra anchors booth. We've been so happy with our Ultra; we wanted to see Jan and hear about what's new. So we boogied over to Hall 10 and found the Ultra exhibit right away. It was vast. Things are obviously going well. We'd noticed that many of the top yachts exhibiting at boot were displaying Ultras on their bows. One rep told us that…