This is Ian Walker’s third race and his third time behind the helm. But I’ve never seen the British sailor in such a positive state of mind. Is it because of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s first sail or because of his team? I’m not sure I have the answer, but I know one thing – this time, Walker is ready for a good, happy race. A winning race?
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If you had to pick your own Volvo Ocean Race crew, don't you think you would select people you’ve sailed around the world with before? Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s skipper Ian Walker did just that - meet the four latest additions to his team.