Tracy Edwards

Tracy Edwards was born in 1962 and was brought up in Berkshire and the Gower Peninsula in Wales. She did not seriously discover sailing until the age of 16 when she ran away from home. Based in Athens she spent five years delivering and working on charter yachts around the world. In 1989 she won the Whitbread Round-the-World Cup with the first ever all-woman crew. She returned to sailing to unsuccessfully take on the Jules Verne Trophy in 1998. Abandoning a further attempt on it, Tracy is...See more