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SHOW #151 - 2016 Vendee Globe

Shirley Robertson is in northwest France at the start of the legendary offshore charge around the planet that is the Vendee Globe. The 29 skippers of this "Everest of the Seas" are about to undertake three months at sea, alone, in some of the wildest oceans on the planet, racing solo as far from civilisation as it is possible to get. Run every four years, the race sits at the very pinnacle of the sport of offshore sailing, so if you're looking to make your mark in the world as a solo yachtsman, it's a must-do challenge. Shirley will meet some of the skippers as they prepare to leave, some trying for a win for the fourth time, others total novices, to find out just what motivates them and how they plan to get through the most gruelling few months of their lives.
Duration30 mins
GenreCNN Sport
Production CountryUnited States
Production Year2017
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