The pathway for sailors in the Olympic classes is a well-trodden one but the opportunities open for young keelboat sailors are less well known. And there are plenty of opportunities.
Bianca Cook has some idea what it’s like to be sprayed by a fire hose, for hours on end.
Meet the nine Kiwis who will be tackle the latest edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Bianca Cook will be the first Kiwi woman to sail in the Volvo Ocean Race since 2001/02 and first New Zealand woman ever on a mixed boat.