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British Sailors on the Solitaire URGO Le Figaro

Published on 16/05/2017

Do you know the 3 British sailors of the Solitaire URGO Le Figaro 2017 ? Let's have a little introduction of each of them !

NAME : BRAYSHAW Hugh
Nationality : British
DOB and place OB : 11/08/1993 in Coventry, UK
Punchline : “You can’t make an omlette without braking a few eggs”
Sponsor : The Offshore Academy
Assets to gain the race : “Persistance, Determination, Endurance”
Training Center : Cowes, UK
What represents the race for him : “The most competitive prestigious sailing race I have ever competed in. And the toughest thing I have ever done, demanding everything from me. It gives the largest feeling of accomplishment but withholds that small amount of satisfaction that makes you fight to come back and do it again.”
Participation number : 1
On the Solitaire (victory or/and leg victory) : 0
Record :
2016
14th on the Solo Normandie,
14 th on the Solo Maitre Coq,
17 th on the Solo Concarneau

NAME : ROBERTS Alan
Nationality : British
DOB : 12/03/1990
Sponsor : SEA CATS
Punchline : “Choose your Attitude , Cogito Ergo Sum”
Training Center : Pôle Finistère Course au Large
What represents the race for him : “The solitaire is never giving up, the challenge, the adventure, the hard times andthe fun times. It is the nonstop competition and endurance of body and mind.”
Participation number : 3
On the Solitaire (victory or/and leg victory) : 0
Record :
3rd on the Solo Normandie 2016
16th on the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro 2016
9 th on the Solitaire Le Figaro 2015
1st Endeavour Champion of Champions 2013, 2012

NAME : ROOK Mary
Nationality : British
DOB and place OB : 18/03/1986 in Somerset England
Punchline : “Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk’. Sir Francis Chichester”
Sponsor : INSPIRE +
Assets to gain the race : Determination, energetic, sense of humor
In her boat : M&M’s
Training Center : Cowes, England
What represents the race for her : The biggest nautical challenge
Participation number : 1
On the Solitaire (victory or/and leg victory) : 0
Record :
2016 Solitaire 32nd
2014 Olympic World Cup Hyeres 49erFX 2nd
2011 Women’s Match Racing World Champion

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