Dee Caffari

July 12, 2019
Los Angeles to Honolulu Transpac premium
Southern California has been home to a record number of entries for the race from Los Angeles to Hawaii in the 50th edition of the 2225 mile LA-Honolulu Transpac.  The line up comprises 33 monohulls and 2 multihulls and race organizers from the Transpacific YC started the first wave of entries on Wednesday lunchtime. My start is Friday…
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July 10, 2019
Press Release: SYZ Translémanique en Solitaire 2019 premium
The SYZ Translémanique en Solitaire 2019, a non-stop solo sailing tour of Lake Geneva, today announced the participation of the famous British sailor Dee Caffari.  The first woman to sail solo around the world without assistance from east to west, sixth in the 2008-2009 Vendée Globe and then skipper of the yacht “Turn the Tide…
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June 28, 2019
Talking and taking sustainability seriously premium
June has been a luxury as I have been mainly UK based, allowing me to spend time with my four legged friend and catch up with friends and family. Earlier in the month I joined BOAT International for their Ocean Talks held at the Royal Geographical Society in London. Supported by Ocean Family Foundation and…
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June 26, 2019
California Offshore Race Week premium
California Offshore Race Week extends along a coastline that has been referred to as the Blue Serengeti. The California current brings nutrient-rich waters and long-term oceanic cycles that have produced highly variable conditions. This rich ecosystem teems with sharks, seals, tunas, whales, albatross and sea turtles. Racing from San Francisco down the California Coast to…
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June 12, 2019
Man Overboard premium
I am, as a professional sailor, a strong advocate for safety at sea and I know when I join teams, we talk through the worst case scenarios, procedures and actions. We identify locations of safety equipment and talk about the rules for the yacht we are sailing. It is then common practise to perform a…
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June 3, 2019
Health, holiday and a trip across the pond premium
May started with a trip to London for the Womens Health Live event. As a guest of Sunsail, I joined a panel onstage of legendary athletes, sprint cyclist Victoria Williamson and netball player Ama Agbeze to discuss motivation, comparisons with males, set backs and all things related to womens sport. The event attracted people interested…
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May 21, 2019
BARCOLANA 51 premium
BARCOLANA 51: REGISTRATIONS KICK OFF, NORTH SAILS NEW TECHNICAL PARTNER THE BRITISH RECORD-BREAKING YACHTSWOMAN DEE CAFFARI IS THE 2019 TESTIMONIAL A CAP OF 2700 BOATS FOR 2019 ANNOUNCED TODAY: “WE NEED TO ABSORB THE SHARP GROWTH OF 931 MORE BOATS IN THE LAST TWO EDITIONS”, SAYS CHAIRMAN GIALUZ INCOMING: THE TOURIST EXPERIENCES WITH AMUSEMENT ARE…
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April 30, 2019
Snow, sun and fun premium
April has been a flurry of activity, with a good balance of work and play. The premature summer we experienced in the UK over Easter weekend makes my trip to Sweden feel like a long time ago now but I was invited to Karun Lodge in Sweden early April for some fun in the snow.…
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March 27, 2019
March madness premium
Just as mother nature seems to be working all hours at this time of year, I too seem to have had a very active month. Earlier in March I attended the premier screening of Maiden. The film documents Tracy Edwards’ journey to become skipper of the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the…
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February 28, 2019
Springtime sailing in the sunshine premium
When I was first approached to interview sailing legend, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, I was honoured and excited that we would be carrying out the interview whilst sailing his yacht Suhaili. I then became slightly less excited when I realised that we would be sailing off the south coast of England in mid February. Who knew…
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