Tracy shot to fame when she skippered the first all-female crew in the 1989/90 Whitbread Roundthe World Race. In 1990 Tracy was awarded the MBE by HM Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Jordanian Air Force Wings by HM King Hussein of Jordan and became the first woman in its 34 year history to awarded the Yachtsman if the Year Tropy. She then wrote “Maiden” (Whitbread Sports Book of the Year and in Times bestseller list for 19 weeks). In 1998 Tracy put together the first all-female crew to attempt the fastest non-stop circumnavigation by sail. Her 92 foot catamaran broke five world records. “Living Every Second” was published in 2001. In 2005 Edwards created and managed the first ever round the world race to start and finish in the Middle East.Tracy retired from sailing in 2005 and worked for CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) asProject Manager for their International Youth Advisory Conference. During 2009 - 2012 she studied at Roehampton University and graduated with a 2:1 Degree in Psychology.However, Tracy is now back in sailing and currently in the process of restoring her old boat Maiden. Maiden, an iconic part of British Maritime History will then work as an Ambassador and fundraiserfor girls’ education.

Sally Creaser/Cockpit
Angella Farrell/Sail Trimmer
Jo Gooding/Cook
Nancy Hill/Sail Trimmer
Jeni Mundy/Foredeck
Michelle Paret/Watch Leader
Claire Russell/Doctor
Dawn Riley/Watch Leader
Tanja Visser/Sailmaker
Mikaela von Koskull/Helm
Mandi Swan/Rigger

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