With the wind in his face and salt spray in his hair, Patinyakorn Buranrom has co-skippered his yacht to make Thai sporting history. Now the 29-year-old is back on land and sitting pretty after clinching third place with his team in the world-famous Transpac 2013 _ the longest of the two oldest ocean races in the world. He's become the first Thai to win the coveted position.
Sailor Patinyakorn Buranrom and crew ride the waves of the Pacific, relishing every moment of one of the most gruelling ocean races in history.
The sportsman with a ready smile co-captained the Tripp 40 sailing yacht christened Sansiri _ a debut Thai entry in the prestigious race _ together with expert race navigator Michael Spies and a crew of three. The podium finish result has indeed given Thai water sports much to celebrate.
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