Shirley Robertson OBE, Double gold medallist and TV Presenter

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When ocean racing becomes survival

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Shirley and the team speak to sailors who have ‘rescued’ and been ‘rescued’ from ocean racing, one thing is very...

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Let battle commence

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Sydney plays host the final round of the highly competitive 2014 Extreme Sailing series and Wild Oats XI and Comanche...

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91 boats and a 3,500 mile dash across the Atlantic

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

What is so special about the Route du Rhum? Every four years hundreds of thousands of people watch the start...

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The long road to Rio

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Santander, Northern Spain, 10 days, 1200 sailors, 10 Olympic disciplines. Can Brazil shine with a home advantage and can the...

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Who has the winning formula?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Port Cervo, Sardinia, Italy, world class professional sailors and multi-millionaire owner drivers – welcome to the Mini Maxi World Championships...

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All in the same boat

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

The 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will start from Alicante, Spain on October 4, 2014.  After 11 ports,...

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Fastest race of your life

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Smith Creek, Nevada, USA – 170 sailors and 15 nations, welcome to the Land Sailing World Championships. Shirley visits the...

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Return of the J Class

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

The iconic boat of the America’s Cup has been revived by wealthy owners. Shirley looks at the return of the...

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Team DongFeng full of determination

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

With only a few months to prepare Team DongFeng get ready to take on the Volvo Ocean Race with more...

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Two challenges, two schedules

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Meet France’s most versatile sailor ‘Franck Cammas’ as he attempts to take on the Olympics whilst chasing he worlds oldest...

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