For Dutchman Simeon Tienpont, sailing in The Ocean Race was a childhood dream. In this interview Simeon explains how he went on to lead AkzoNobel to a stunning 24-hour speed record in one of the race's great stories.
Simeon also talks about the technical knowledge required by top sailors, building a VO65, and shares memories of Hans Horrevoets.
What is Off Watch - The Ocean Race Podcast?
Meet the biggest names in top-class professional sailing - past, present and future. Discover the secrets of leadership, determination and teamwork from round-the-world sailors forged in the toughest test of a team in sport - The Ocean Race. Hosted by Niall Myant-Best.