Tracy Edwards (Dinner lecture and film)
Tuesday, 13 Jun 2000
the Furama Hotel
The renowned sailor spoke of the voyage of "Maiden", the first allwoman team to compete in the challenging Whitbread Round the World race. After dinner, the audience watched the BBC documentary of the team's Jules Verne Challenge to break the nonstop fully crewed circumnavigation record with a 92foot catamaran and a £3.2 million pound sponsor.