Lizzy Foreman

Discovering diversity

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy shares her experiences with Team Jolokia created to promote diversity. Integration ...

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Which rope is best?

This month Lizzy looks at the use of ropes on board. High-performance yachts and dinghies use rope cores made from various aramid fibres – Dyneema, Vectran and PBO (Zylon) – for halyards, sheets, running and standing rigging. These fibres are very strong with minimal stretch, maintaining sail and rig settings over a wide range of wind speeds and sea states. ...

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Future foiling

In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at the growth of foiling. “One day all boats will fly” Eric Tabarly, 1987 Surprisingly, the foiling phenomenon is not a new concept, but rather the result of 100 years ...

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VISUALISATION

In 2015 Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at the role of visualisation in improving performance. It is ...

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Plastic Pollution

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at an issue that affects us all – plastic pollution. ...

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Skin care at sea

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at caring for your skin whist at sea. Dermatologic care ...

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A calculated risk

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy considers the impact of foiling boats in the current edition of ...

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NAVIGATION PREPARATION

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy is looking at preparing your navigation for racing. IT has become ...

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The psychology of racing

In this series experienced racer Lizzy Foreman takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month the psychology of racing is under the spotlight. Sail racing places many demands on the skipper and crew, both physical and psychological. Consequently the sport appeals to people who are naturally ...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF RACING

In this series experienced racer Lizzy Foreman takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the often forgotten challenges these men and women face. She begins with sleep, which although essential has to be incredibly carefully managed at sea. Studies of offshore sailors during long-distance events such as the Vendee Globe, Solitaire du Figaro and ...

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