Ian Walker, Olympic Silver & Volvo Ocean Race winner, on the world of sailing

Ian Walker, Olympic Silver & Volvo Ocean Race winner, on the world of sailing

Britain’s Ian Walker has a pretty unique view of the world of sailing. A double Olympic silver medalist – in the 470 and Star – winning skipper of the Volvo Ocean Race, coach to Shirley Robertson and the Olympic gold medal winning Yngling crew in 2004 in Athens, multiple dinghy class champion, family cruiser and dinghy racer.

 

Walker is now the Director of Racing at Britain’s governing body, the Royal Yachting Association, and in an interview with Tip & Shaft in Issue #23 he discusses Olympic sailing and The Ocean Race. In this excerpt he discusses the health of the sport…

 

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