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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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Completing the Mini Transat

Lizzy Foreman successfully completed the Mini Transat, crossing the Atlantic solo. Here Lizzy gives an insight into the race and her plans for 2016. Racing across the Atlantic was another game entirely compared to a short three day coastal race. I was trusting the boat with my life; one mistake and I could fall overboard, break the mast or damage ...

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Preparing for the Mini Transat

Lizzy is one of only four women competing amongst 74 solo sailors in the 2015  Mini Transat ÎLES DE  GUADELOUPE. All at Sea caught up with Lizzy as she finalised her preparations before setting off on 19 September from Douarnenez, France.   What did you do in the build-up to the Mini Transat? With a solid background in short-handed sailing, ...

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High tea on the high seas

With just over a month to go until the start of the Mini Transat, Lizzy is already packing my picnic bag. Good nutrition plays a huge part in race performance. Without it sailors lack energy, concentration and motivation, which are all vital to staying competitive and safe while offshore. It is quite common for competitors to lose between 3 and ...

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Preparing for the Mini Transat

All At Sea met Lizzy Foreman at this year’s London Boat Show and were impressed by how much she has achieved in her 24 years. As an inspirational young sailor we are delighted that she will be sharing her sailing life with us, kicking off with the build-up to this year’s Mini Transat. Imagine this – you take a reef, ...

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