Official Film: The Whitbread 1981-82 | Volvo Ocean Race Legends


Cornelis van Rietschoten, who made such an impression on the 1977 Race, returned to defend his title, sparing little expense in the pursuit of victory by building a brand new yacht with the stated aim of crossing every finish line first and winning the race on handicap. He also invited some exciting new talent, including a young Kiwi called Grant Dalton, to help him with his mission.

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