In: Plymouth, UK
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg
Something about her that you don't know: Abby is into cycling and swimming and reads lots of triathlon magazines.
Who she is: Abby has direct experience of the Volvo Ocean Race, having been boat captain and bowman on Amer Sports Too in 2001-02 under her maiden name of Seager. Most recently, she has been working with the America's Cup on shoreside logistics, while still staying active as a sailor. Her know-how and experience aroudn the Volvo Ocean 65 will be vital for Bekking's the campaign.
Previous Volvo Ocean Race:
2014-15 Team SCA
2001-02 Amer Sports Too