Sailing For Diabetes

Clipper Race

2019-2020

Your illness does not define you. Your Strength & Courage does.

About Us

Eddie Crane is a type 2 diabetic with the belief that his condition should not control his passion for the ocean and love for sailing.  He wants to share his journey with the world and other diabetics so that they can feel empowered.

The Course Sets Out An Intriguing Mix Of Sailing Conditions And Challenges For Crews
As you embark on your journey of a lifetime,your family and friends will want to share in the experience with you while you race. each yacht is equipped with a global communications system allowing you to send emails to a personal account and to make satellite telephone calls whilst at the sea.  
As a crew member you will be trained as an ocean racer, working as a team to be a self sufficient unit capable of taking care of any situation, no matter what the conditions.
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Around Forty Percent of crew have never Sailed Before.
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A core element of the Race experience is our pioneering training  programme that enables novices and skilled yachts – people to tackle the most challenging situation on the planet
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Crews around the world are taking on the challenge of a lifetime.
There are as many reasons to participate as there  are crew – to learn, discover, to challenge and to encourage.
This race offers some of the most varied conditions. Teams will be tested in the extreme as they adapt to a host of changing sailing and climate conditions.
Our Goal
We would ultimately work to compete in as many legs as possible to allow for maximum exposure.

The Event

We are tackling the 19-20 race and it is done by everyday individuals. The world’s longest yacht race.