Luke ‘Parko’ Parkinson is sporting a painful looking bloody nose this morning after smacking himself in the face with the metal end of a halyard during a routine manoeuvre last night. In the early hours of this morning the team’s onboard medic Phil ‘Wendy’ Harmer patched Parko up with Steri-Strips, and when dawn broke the Australian was back in action at the helm of Azzam steering her towards Newport
Ireland’s Justin Slattery, Australia’s Phil Harmer, Britain’s Simon Fisher and New Zealand’s Andrew McLean have joined Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s crew for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
The 23-year-old Perth sailor will be one of Abu Dhabi’s Under-30s crew members. Turning 24 in February, this 49er sailor was selected by skipper Ian Walker after coming highly recommended within sailing circles and passing a series of testing trials.
Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing ha scelto il suo under 30
L'Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), il team che ha confermato la sua seconda partecipazione alla Volvo Ocean Race, ha selezionato il ventitreenne australiano Luke Parkinson come componente “under 30” del suo equipaggio.