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Newport RI; "small town - big heart"

It was pretty surreal to return to Newport three years on for the return of the Volvo Ocean Race. This time around, my adventures were thanks to Argo Group, one of the sponsors for the local heroes of Vestas 11th Hour Racing, headed by Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, with…
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On board with Vestas

Vestas 11th Hour Racing are back on the water, and today I joined them for their first race since returning to the Volvo Ocean Race, the official practice race. It has been an amazing effort from the whole team, on and off the water, and I know I am not the only one…
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METSTRADE: Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard wrap and preview

Nick Bice gives the run down on how the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard worked for the 2014-15 race, and what can be expected for the industry leading forward into the 2017-18 race. Great watching, including updates on the potential stopovers for the next race… Sailor Girl…
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Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week - Ladies Day!

Team SCA Ladies Day wouldn’t be complete without chatting with some of my favourite sailor girls! Team SCA are back, and it was fantastic to chat to Annie Lush, Sally Barkow, Sara Hastreiter, and winner of the Ladies Day Award, Libby Greenhalgh! #weareteamsca The…
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Volvo Ocean Race: The finale!

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Stacey Jackson – When will we next see the magenta?! This edition of the Volvo Ocean Race is done! Was fantastic to catch up with Stacey Jackson, of Team SCA; a fellow sailor girl, someone I have sailed with, and a friend after…
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Newport - On water adventures

On the water for the in port race and leg 7 start in Newport Wow! Wasn’t the Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover an event to be a part of, so lucky! Here are the adventures from on the water for the in port race, and the start of leg 7! Over 131,500 people were also a…
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Adventures of a Sailor Girl #15

Another week, and another jam packed show with Adventures of a Sailor Girl herself, Nic Douglass. Nic covered the main story in sailing this week, that Team Australia has withdrawn from the America’s Cup. The reason why is a mystery that will no doubt develop more over…
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Adventures of a Sailor Girl #13

So many adventures, and the weekend is just not enough time to squeeze them all in! Great to catch up with Australia’s newest World Champs, Jesse Dobie and Adrian Fawcett, who took out the F16 Worlds in Newport last week. We managed to wake Jason Waterhouse up on the…