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Global Solo Challenge: When does the southern oceans adventure start?

by Sefo 16 Jan 2023 07:57 PST
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The tagline of the Global Solo Challenge, simple and descriptive, comprising just four sentences, captures the attention and interest of seafarers, especially participating skippers, but also those passionate about ocean sailing, who no doubt will follow with enthusiasm the regatta and all skippers involved.

These four sentences immediately, concisely, and clearly explain what this event is all about.

Each one explains an aspect of the adventure.

The first explains "who". SINGLE-HANDED.

The second gives "the reason". AROUND THE WORLD.

The third says "how". NON-STOP.

And the fourth indicates "which way". BY THE THREE GREAT CAPES.

Each one represents huge challenges that all participants will be facing during the months they'll spend at sea.

As a matter of fact, they will be facing the first three immediately, right from the starting line. But the one they will be thinking of with deference and, why not, a certain amount of "fear", is the fourth, "BY THE THREE GREAT CAPES". It means the longest route - almost half of the event, 10,000 miles! -, the hardest in terms of wind, sea, weather conditions... and the most significant.

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