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SHOW #137 - Ken Read

America's Cup and Volvo Ocean race veteran Ken Read is a man with huge influence in the sport of sailing, As president of North Sails, he is at the cutting edge of technology within the sport. As a commentator at the America's Cup World Series, he's been involved in opening up the sport to a mass audience and he's the man who has put the Commanche project together to win line honours in the big races around the world. Shirley spends some time with him as he races Commanche in the Rolex Fastnet race, commentates at an America's Cup event and visits his team at the North Sails facility in Nevada, where the design and building of the sails for the fastest boats in the world happen. When Ken Read talks, the sailing world listens, whether it's industry, owners or fans…Shirley asks why.
Release date2015-10-15
Duration30 min
GenreCNN Sport
Episode No.137
Production CountryUnited States
Production Year2015
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