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Episode 10 of '80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston': What does sailing mean to Sir Robin?

by Chris Jones 16 Dec 2019 14:00 GMT 13 June 2019
80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox Johnston © MS Amlin

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is a household name in the world of sailing and beyond, but did he ever have a driving ambition to become one of the world's most recognised and accomplished sailors? Also, what have his achievements meant to the sport as a whole since his non-stop solo circumnavigation in 1969?

In what is the penultimate episode of the 80 seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston video series we focus on why sailing has such appeal to him and what it is that keeps him pointing Suhaili's bow to the horizon, heading out to sea. This episode is a must watch for anyone thinking about giving boating a try, as understanding what impact sailing has on such a legendary sailor should provide that final inspiration you need to get out on the water.

Ten episodes are now available to watch with Sir Robin and Dee discussing key topics from the world of sailing as they cruise around the Solent. The 80 seconds series was created to celebrate Sir Robin's 80th birthday with a new episode launched every month over the course of 2019. The series was filmed back on one of the first days of spring 2019 in the calm waters of the Solent.

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