Embracing the scale of the challenge:
The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race may have finished in June, but Chris Nicholson, the six-time race veteran who served as watch captain on team AkzoNobel, and his teammate Nicolai Sehested haven’t stopped racing. Their eyes are fully focused on putting together a campaign for the 2021-22 edition.
“We’re trying to build off the momentum of the last event and so far these last few months have been very, very positive,” Nicholson said, who notes the introduction of a new class, the IMOCA 60, adds a completely different element to the race.
“The IMOCA 6…
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If it was easy, anybody could do it.:
One hundred thirty yachts started the 2018 Rolex Middle Sea Race, an iconic 606nm challenge that follows a counter clockwise circumnavigation of Sicily starting and finishing in Malta.
With 29 countries competing in the 50th anniversary edition, the Mediterranean race once again delivered a supreme test for offshore sailors. Following her preview report, Meg Reill…
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