Alan Roura : "I realise I have done something fairly incredible"
"It was a tough Vendée Globe, but great because you had to fight hard. To be honest, I’m pleased to be here today. This evening, when the boats all arrived, you suddenly realise you have done something fairly incredible. You think about the ranking throughout the race rather than what you are actually doing. Unless you finish the Vendée Globe you can’t understand that."
25.03SiFi: "This is going to be my fifth time around Cape Horn"…Just when they were beginning to wonder if this was going to be a relatively benign second half of the voyage around the bottom of the world, the Southern Ocean still has a sting in its tail.…25.03It’s time to throw Conrad Colman a lifeline……The racing apart, the big headlines in the IMOCA Class these days are almost always about new boats, new sponsorships, even new team structures.…22.03Benjamin Dutreux: Now we can be free agents in The Ocean Race…When you take on the responsibility of leading a fully-crewed team in The Ocean Race, you have to be prepared to deal with whatever fate throws at you, and IMOCA star Benjamin Dutreux knows that better than anyone now.…14.03Dalin: Comanche’s 618-mile record is within an IMOCA’s reach…The scintillating performance of the four IMOCAs flying over the Southern Ocean in the third leg of The Ocean Race, has made a lot of people sit up and take notice, not least the reigning IMOCA Globe Series champion Charlie Dalin.…12.03Rosalin Kuiper: A force of nature on board Team Malizia in the Southern Ocean…You may not have heard of the 27-year-old Dutch sailor Rosalin Kuiper before The Ocean Race. But you’ve probably noticed her by now. She’s one tough, brave sailor with a bright and bubbly personality who is a key part of Boris Herrmann’s crew on Malizia.…07.03Pedote: I’d love to do The Ocean Race – why not?…The ebullient Italian skipper Giancarlo Pedote is focused on the hunt for more speed this winter, with his 2015-vintage IMOCA, Prysmian Group, back in the shed for new foils.…
It’s time to throw Conrad Colman a lifeline…
The racing apart, the big headlines in the IMOCA Class these days are almost always about new boats, new sponsorships, even new team structures.•••
SiFi: "This is going to be my fifth time around Cape Horn"
Just when they were beginning to wonder if this was going to be a relatively benign second half of the voyage around the bottom of the world, the Southern Ocean still has a sting in its tail.•••