The Sailing Show

Heading South from Auckland

The Magenta Project, Abby Ehler, Sally Barkow, Francesca Clapcich
Francesca Clapcich, Abby Ehler, Sally Barkow (l-r)

Volvo Ocean Race sailors talk about heading back into the Southern Ocean, why an Olympian has mixed feelings and a veteran is not sorry to miss this leg

The Sailing Show hosted by Abby Ehler is a co-production of The Magenta Project and WiSP Sports

Podcast length: 10′ 51″

Abby Ehler is joined by Francesca Clapcich, who is sailing with Turn the Tide on Plastic in her first Volvo Ocean Race, and VOR veteran Sally Barkow, who has raced on a couple of legs alongside Abby on Team Brunel join us from Auckland. They chat about their experiences of the race so far in anticipation of Leg 7, which leaves tomorrow to head to Itajai in Brazil via the Southern Ocean.  Sally brings us up to date about the M32 sailing with a little help from Abby plus other Magenta Project news.  We wish them all safe sailing on this notoriously tough leg and look forward to catching up with them again in Itajai.

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