To Finish First, Episode 2: At the helm:
To Finish First lifts the lid on life at Alex Thomson Racing, one of the world’s most formidable sailing teams. In Episode 2, members of the team discuss ‘Alex’ and the many roles that he takes on – from Skipper and team leader, to friend and mentor.
The team’s ultimate goal is to win the Vendée Globe 2020-21, the ultimate solo non-stop round the world race in the IMOCA 60. However, after christening their new boat in September 2019, Alex Thomson and co-skipper Neal McDonald
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Romance and racing at St. Pete NOOD:
The season opener for the 2020 Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta Series – the largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States – is set to commence February 14-16 on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, FL. The Valentine’s Day weekend weather forecast is promising to deliver perfect Florida conditions for the sailors representing 27 states and three countries. Full report.
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