• 07-OCT-2017

  • Lisbon

Prologue: Portuguese sailors on Turn the Tide on Plastic

This is the first time the Volvo Ocean Race has had more than one Portuguese sailor in the race. Bernardo Freitas and Federico Pinheiro de Melo, local Cascais sailors, have joined Dee Caffari on Turn the Tide on Plastic for the 13th Edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. After a good assembly  period in Lisbon, the sailors are ready to start this epic journey with the Prologue race to Alicante for the Start of Leg 1 back to Lisbon. Interviews and B-roll of both sailors.


00:00 Interview with Bernardo how special it is Leg 1 been back to his home town
00:29 Talks about the refit period and how hes really excited to get back on the boat
00:54 B Roll Shots of Bernardo sailing on Turn the Tide on Plastic during the training period in Lisbon.
02:34 GV shots of Lisbon
03:02 Drone shots of Turn the tide on Plastic training in Lisbon by the bridge
03:43 Interview with Federico about how they are all excited to get back on the boat after a period out of the water, fit and ready to go.
04:11 talking about the crew rotation system they have in place to keep new blood on the boat and keep the crew healthy and injury free.
04:39 B-Roll of Federico training on Turn the tide on plastic in Lisbon


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