Audio - Phil Sharp

The Class 40 Route du Rhum winner describes how he's trying to go Volvo
Former Mini sailor Phil Sharp, last year stepped into a fairly average Class 40 and demolished some top French and British opposition to win his division in the Route du Rhum. So what next for the young blade from the Channel Islands? Unable to find funding so far for a good Open 60 campaign, Sharp is turning his attentions to the Volvo Ocean Race. During the Rolex Fastnet Race he was sailing the Volvo 60 (ex -Tyco) Venom with Andreas Hanakamp's Russian team. In this audio interview Sharp describes how he got and how it is to be back sailing with a crew... Listen to Phil's update here .