clipper race

She was the second person on the same boat to die.
Tributes have been paid to a sailor killed after being swept into the Pacific ocean while competing in a global yacht race
The last few weeks have been some of the most difficult of my life. I had hoped to stay in contact with you all during my Atlantic crossing, but our communications have suffered and I've been unable to. Our bad luck seemed to be never ending and a lack of email access has been a minor inconvenience in comparison.
At the moment we are travelling at an average of six knots and I can feel the rest of the fleet catching up. Whilst the progress is slow, I think we actually all needed a day like this as it gives us a break from living at a forty-five degree angle and constantly having to climb everywhere...
Earlier this week we woke to the news of a communications black out. An incident had occurred on one of the other Clipper Race boats and everything had been locked down until further notice...
For the first time in my life I will be taking part in an ocean race, after I was asked earlier this year to help represent Team Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Clipper Round the World race...