The Sailing Show

Countdown to the Volvo Ocean Race

Abby Ehler, Annie Lush, Francesca Clapcich, sailing
Abby Ehler, Annie Lush, Francesca Clapcich

Abby Ehler and Annie Lush from Team Brunel discuss the final preparations for the world’s toughest ocean race with Olympian Francesca Clapcich who is making her debut onboard Turn the Tide.

The Sailing Show is presented by The Magenta Project

Podcast length: 19’10”

Abby Ehler from The Magenta Project is back with friends who are taking part in this year’s Volvo Ocean Race. Olympian Annie Lush, who was also with Abby on Team SCA in the previous edition of the race, has joined her on Team Brunel, and another Olympian, Italy’s Francesca Clapcich, is on Dee Caffari’s Turn the Tide on Plastic. They discuss the dynamics of the new mixed crew format, why you would endure freeze dried food for months, necessary medical skills and other training, crew rotation and final preparations in the countdown to the race that begins with the prologue from Lisbon to Alicante on October 8th followed by the race start on October 22.

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