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The Sailing Squad is back with a second edition

by Christina Gödelmann-Godde 30 May 11:47 PDT
The Sailing Squad: Four young girls who don't know each other will be coached by Shirley Robertson © vandy studio

This video unveils one of the best sailing mini-series of the moment. Four young girls who don't know each other will compete in the mythical Bol d'Or Mirabaud race on the Lake Geneva in Switzerland on board a state-of-the-art hydrofoil boat, the Persico 69F.

These young international sailing hopefuls will be coached by double Olympic medallist Shirley Robertson, who had already prepared the crew of Sailing Squad edition 1.

This human adventure full of twists and turns begins in Valencia, Spain. Will they succeed in forming a united team? Will Shirley be able to create in such a short time a successful team capable of winning the Bol d'Or Mirabaud?

The four videos will follow over the next two weeks:

  • Episode 1: The Mission - June 2nd
  • Episode 2: Let's get it started - June 6th
  • Episode 3: No pain, no gain - June 10th
  • Episode 4: The Race - June 15th

The Bol d'Or Mirabaud (10-12 June 2022) was launched in 1939, and is the world's largest freshwater regatta. It welcomes more than 500 boats each year to compete on the theoretical course of 123 kilometres (66.5 nautical miles) from Geneva to Bouveret and back.

www.boldormirabaud.ch

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