In this 15 minute long, captivating video you will meet Sam Davies, world famous female race sailor who had high hopes of winning this year’s VENDEE GLOBE, one of the most challenging sailing races of our times. Maybe THE most challenging, as the sailors tackle a fiercely dangerous route around the Globe singlehandedly, completely alone on the Oceans for months.
Sam shares great insights into the world of top tier race sailing, the VENDEE GLOBE and the VOLVO OCEAN RACE and towards the end of the clip, introduces us to the worthy cause she is supporting with her extreme performance: Initiatives-Coeur that gives children in the third world with heart defects access to a life-changing heart-operation.
Sadly, Sam had to abandon the currently ongoing VENDEE GLOBE 2020 race on Saturday this weekend near the Cape of Good Hope due to a collision with an unidentified object that damaged her boat considerably. She’s not giving up though, as soon as her boat is repaired she will continue on the foreseen route to live the full adventure and to support the children that benefit form Initiatives-Coeur.
Enjoy the thrill of seeing her high-powered racing yacht cut through the waves, watch all-female racing teams in action during the VOLVO OCEAN RACE and admire the courage and endurance of this inspiring woman and sailor. And last not least learn how you can help children born unlucky to a full life with nothing more than a click.
“We’re not invincible, and this race is dangerous”