Talk by Alex Conboy
As skipper of the yacht Quadstone in the 2000-2001 BT Global Challenge, and the only female skipper ever to win a leg, Alex experienced all the highs and lows associated with such an event. Her presentation tells the fascinating story of how she built a high-performing team with her crew of 17 people from all different walks of life, 60% of whom had never sailed before.
Her presentation comprises
A brief background of the event, its history and the people involved, including a short video clip to set the scene, followed by some of the highs and lows of her race.