EastBayRI: Portsmouth, Rhode Island-built Mar Mostro, with East Bay sailor Ken Read at the helm, captured its first around-the-world leg in most dramatic fashion Friday in Itajaí, Brazil.
It was an exhausting day not only for those on board but also back in Portsmouth, where those who had built Mar Mostro were worried spectators.
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Tom Richardson is the co-director and host of BoatingLocal. Before that he served as the editor of Northeast Boating from 2005 to 2009, and as managing editor of Salt Water Sportsman magazine from 1995 to 2004. He lives, boats and fishes in southeastern Massachusetts with his wife and three kids.