Woman on a mission: what drives Dee Caffari? How the pioneering sailor went from PE teacher to Volvo skipper
For Dee Caffari, skippering a Volvo Ocean Race Team has been the culmination of an extraordinary career (so far!). So why doesn't she feel like she's made it yet? Helen Fretter talked to Dee on her round the world adventure to find out.
Dee Caffari puts most of us to shame. She turned up in the cliquey world of offshore racing in her …Continue reading »
Could you cross the Atlantic with no power? Valentina Vela did just that on her ARC crossing - she explains how they adapted to life without power, while Chris Tibbs has expert tips on dealing with power failure at sea
A complete power failure mid-ocean is thankfully rare, and it is usually the charging system that fails rather than batteries, …Continue reading »
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Volvo Ocean Race organisers have confirmed that the 2021 edition will be held in IMOCA 60 designs. We spoke to sailors and team organisers about what a change of class might mean for the race:
After months of speculation – Yachting World broke the story than the IMOCA 60 class were in the final stages …Continue reading »
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After nine months of racing, Dongfeng Race Team has won the closest ever Volvo Ocean Race
BREAKING NEWS: After nine months of racing, the Volvo Ocean Race was undecided until the final cross this afternoon. The …Continue reading »
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The Volvo Ocean Race is set up for a fairytale finish, the closest in its history - but the real magic is how we've been able to watch it unfold live
There was a moment during yesterday’s live broadcast from the Volvo Ocean Race final day that left the normally loquacious …Continue reading »
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