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    SAIL WORLD NEWS

    An interview with Mark Towill about 11th Hour Racing's campaign for The Ocean Race 

    When the conversation turns to offshore sailboat racing, Charlie Enright and Mark Towill are serious veterans despite their relatively young ages. The two...

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    FORBES

    Volvo Ocean Race is a Powerful Platform for Team Vestas 11th Hour Racing + Ocean Health

    After racing over 44,000 miles around the world, two teams are tied at the top of the overall leaderboard of the Volvo Ocean Race. As a result, the winner of this...

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    NEW YORK TIMES

    Round-the-World Boat Race Doubles as a Pulpit for Environmental Causes

    The American sailors Charlie Enright and Mark Towill have already completed one lap around the world by leading a team to the finish of the last Volvo Ocean Race...

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    CS MONITOR

    Global Sailing Race Spotlights Plastic Pollution in Oceans

    The Volvo Ocean Race spans 12 ports and 45,000 miles and for the seven competing crews, it provides direct insight into the state of pollution in the oceans. For both the sailors and spectators...

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    WOMEN'S HEALTH

    These Badass Women Just Sailed Around the World

    A slideshow featuring the women who sailed in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

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    CLIMATE ACTION

    Sustainability will be at the Heart of this Year's Volvo Ocean Race

    The international Volvo Ocean Race has put sustainability and oceans health into its core values this year, and the Vestas 11th Hour Racing Team is leading the way...

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    WALL STREET JOURNAL

    Sportsmanship on the High Seas

    The 65-foot sailing vessel of Team Alvimedica was battling for fifth place as it raced north through the Indian Ocean storm in the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, a wild nine-month...

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    DAILY BEAST

    Inside Sailing's Biggest Race

    The crew of one of the teams taking part in the epic Volvo OCean Race reveals the extraordinary demands of their sport, with team chemistry thee key to possible victory...

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    SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

    Volvo Ocean Race: High-tech, high-stakes + high seas

    As he guided his high-tech 65-foot racing yacht over the equator in late October, charting a course for the tip of South Africa, Charlie Enright endured some good-natured ribbing from his veteran...

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    MEN'S JOURNAL

    Workout Philosophy from the World's Toughest Sailors

    On October 11, seven teams will depart from Alicant, Spain on 65-foot carbon fiber yachts, the start of the most grueling sailing race on the planet- 38,739 nautical miles around the world...

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    BLOOMBERG

    Ivy League Sailors Go From Scratch to Race Billionaires

     

    Charlie Enright and Mark Towill could sail through the Southern Ocean's gales in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, they needed help from a Disney movie, a Turkish medical devices company...

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    WALL STREET JOURNAL

    Preparing for Sailing's 'Everest'

    The Round Britain and Ireland Race was about to begin and Charlie Enright, an exuberant then 29-year-old, was at the wheel of a powerful 65-foot-long sailing yacht. He was checking his watch...

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    WIRED

    39K-Mile Yacht Race Tests the Sanity of Cramped Crews

     

    The idea of sailing around the world seems a bit iffy, even on a huge luxury liner with hot meals, cold alcohol, ample shuffleboard, and a decent bed. The idea turns horrific when you're talking about...

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    CNN

    Disney Actors Face 'Hardest Race in the World'

    The mission is anything but a Mickey Mouse task: Navigate the world's most treacherous seas, crossing 73,000 nautical kilometers in a confined space with stressed-out, sleep-prived crewmates...

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    FORBES

    A $20 Million Test of Sailing Endurance

    At some point next year, Charlie Enright will be seriously rethinking his mission in life. He'll be at the helm of a 65-foot carbon-fiber sailboat hurtling through the violent seas between Antartica and...

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