26 Jul '17, 12pm

Ocean racing's big guns in the Rolex Fastnet Race

Ocean racing's big guns in the Rolex Fastnet Race

Former Team SCA skipper Sam Davies has returned to the IMOCA 60 class. She has taken over the Initiatives Coeur campaign from Tanguy de Lamotte but the two are sailing together for the rest of 2017. 'Everyone is happy Sam's in the driving seat. It is a great continuation for the project,' says de Lamotte. Davies, who also raced with de Lamotte in 2015, said: 'I am very excited Tanguy gave me this opportunity. It is a project that I know every well - a cool boat, a cool team and cool charity project to be involved.' It supports Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, which funds operations on children born with heart defects. They are sailing the foil-assisted IMOCA 60 that finished the last Vendée Globe in third. As with the other eight IMOCA 60s competing, they are racing the Rolex Fastnet Race doublehanded. Before sailing the race together in 2015, de Lamotte won it twice in the Cl...

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