It seems like both of Britain’s Sams are doing a great job of flying the flag in France. Sam Davies executed a really solid Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne race. In what will now be the only real warm-up for the imminent Vendée Globe, she drew on her substantial solo experience and good all-round speed to take fourth, the best placed of the older generation boats.
Then a few days later, Sam Goodchild won the 428 nautical mile Drheam Cup in his first season back Figaro racing, laying down a marker for September’s La Solitaire du Figaro.
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