Abby Ehler has sailed in The Ocean Race three-times and is a seasoned boat captain dealing with repairs in less than ideal circumstances. As a woman working at the top of the sport of sailing both on and off the water Abby also dedicates her energy to The Magenta Project, developing pathways and generating opportunities for women in performance sailing.
In this chat Abby and Niall get into some of her experiences keeping boats together in the Southern Ocean, the secrets of successful team building, and the challenges of women in sport.
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.