Vittorio Malingri shipwrecks in Panama and loses his Time of Wonder

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The Time of Wonder, the schooner-sailboat (a Pinky Schooner 45 from 1975, but whose design is a century old) with which Vittorio Malingri (along with students from his ocean sailing school “Ocean Experience”) was sailing in Central America, washed up on the reef at Turtle Cay, Panama.

IT ALSO HAPPENS TO THE BEST
It happens even to the best
. Vittorio recounted how his engine died as he was leaving a harbor and the current tossed him onto the reef, too close to the time of the inboard failure to have time to hoist the sails or drop anchor. Malingri and crew spent several days unloading the boat.

IRRECUPERABLE BO AT
While he is no stranger to such accidents (twice with Giovanni Soldini’s trimaran and once, in 1988, with Huck Finn in Tarifa), this is the first time Malingri has lost a boat he owned. In fact, the Time of Wonder is irretrievable: the boats usually in that stretch of sea, once abandoned, become the property of the Indians who chop them to pieces with machetes in order to recover as much material as possible.

SKIP THE GOLDEN GLOBE IDEA
And to think that Malingri had intended to register for the 2018 Golden Globe
, the race around the world on the route of the legendary first edition in 1968, to mark its 50th anniversary. The organization of the event had been in favor of Vittorio’s participation, but now it all jumps…

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