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Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Chris Draper

Chris Draper

Chris Draper – British Olympic medallist, America's Cup helmsman, and now CEO of the the Sail GP Great Britain syndicate – is the guest on Episode 4 of Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast. Draper is another of those guys that’s been at the sharp end of this radical change in sailing over

Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Francois Gabart

Francois Gabart

Shirley Robertson's guest on the latest episode of her podcast is the remarkable French around-the-world record-setting skipper, Francois Gabart. Gabart is one of the stars of the offshore sailing world - the youngest ever winner of the solo offshore marathon the Vendee Globe, Francois also holds the title for the fastest

Sailor Profile Mike Sanderson

Sailor Profile Mike Sanderson

Meet Volvo Ocean Race winning skipper and Doyle Sails CEO Mike Sanderson. Nationality: New Zealand Date of birth: May 29 1971 Family: Wife Emma and three children Bio: Sanderson (aka ‘Moose’) has won the Whitbread Race Around the World (1993-94) and the Volvo Ocean Race (2005-06). He is best known for becoming the youngest

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

A look back to a profile we put together a few years ago of American Maxi 72 owner/skipper Hap Fauth – now one of the primary backers of the US America's Cup challenger syndicate American Magic. Hap Fauth fell in love with sailboat racing at the tender age of seven on

Sailor Profile: Chris Nicholson (AUS)

Sailor Profile: Serial dinghy world champion and Volvo Ocean Race competitor Chris Nicholson

Meet serial dinghy world champion and Volvo Ocean Race competitor Chris Nicholson: Nationality: Australian Date of birth: 18 June 1969 Family: wife Megan, sons Banjo and Tully Bio: Australian Chris Nicholson, 49, is one of his country’s most prodigious yachtsmen. He has seven dinghy world championship titles to his name – three in the 505 class

Sailor profile: Daryl Wislang

Meet double Volvo Ocean Race winner Daryl Wislang.

Meet double Volvo Ocean Race winner Daryl Wislang Nationality: New Zealand Date of birth: May 20 1981 Family: Wife Jess and children Pearl & Theo Bio: Described by Charles Caudrelier – his skipper on Dongfeng Race Team in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race – as “a proven offshore warrior” Daryl Wislang is one of the world’s