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Sailing around world ain't no thing

Originally Published: July 9, 2010
By Lisa Altobelli | Special to Page 2

British skipper Alex Thomson is one of the best in the world in his sport of solo around-the-globe sailing, but when he glided his newest $4.5 million vessel, the Hugo Boss II, into Manhattan's North Cove Marina last week, even Thomson knew the boat was the real star as gawkers lined up against the railings to ask about the gleaming 60-foot racing yacht that he helped design.

"It's not that I blame anyone since she truly is a beauty, but to be honest, the only thing I wanted at ...

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