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Stopover episode 2 - Cabo Verde

by IMOCA Globe Series 30 Jan 2023 13:28 PST
The Ocean Race start of Leg 2 in Cabo Verde © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race
 
 
STOPOVER EPISODE 2
Welcome to Cabo Verde
In this second episode of the STOPOVER series, come and join us in the country of Cesária Évora, the Barefoot Diva. Despite the apparent relaxed atmosphere, the IMOCA crews were not allowed to wind down, as the rule in Cape Verde was very strict - only the sailors were allowed to prepare the boat for the second leg...
This second episode of the documentary series was produced by IMOCA, in collaboration with Ouest-France and directed by polaRYSE, transports you into the world of the teams, between repairs and preparation for the Southern Atlantic descent.

We find our IMOCA teams, 1,900 miles further south and after five days of breathless sailing from Alicante. Torn sails, winches to be dismantled, exhaustion, this "pit stop" in the original format on the African archipelago allowing us to discover the sailors from another angle. It is also where the first crew changes take place...
 
 
© Marin Le Roux / polaRYSE
Eight episodes of STOPOVER

The STOPOVER series spans eight episodes of around twenty minutes filmed at the start and at each stopover, which explore the repercussions of the previous leg and anticipate the next. Families, replacements, injury or repairs, the race continues in the hands of the shore team and in the minds of the sailors. We follow the characters we discover and to whom we development an attachment. We get a chance to go into the locker room of teams negotiating one of the craziest playgrounds imaginable.
 
 
© Marin Le Roux / polaRYSE
In this second episode:
  • The sailors: Kevin Escoffier (Team Holcim-PRB), Rosalin Kuiper (Team Malizia), Charlie Enright (11th Hour Racing Team), Damien Seguin (Biotherm), Anne-Claire Le Berre and Benjamin Dutreux (Guyot environnement-Team Europe).
  • The On-Board Reporters: Julien Champolion (Team Holcim-PRB) and Antoine Auriol (Team Malizia).
  • The shore teams with a focus here on James O'Mahony (11th Hour Racing Team)
 
 
© Marin Le Roux / polaRYSE
 
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