For the first time in over a decade there will be an all female crew in the Volvo Round the World Sailing Race. Since the event started on the South Coast back in 1973 it's gradually got faster and tougher, making it more and more difficult for women to compete, let alone win.
But team SCA are out to prove the girls have got what it takes. Crew members Sam Davies and Annie Lush told Sally Simmonds that the challenge ahead is about as big as it gets.
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Friday's forecast for the west of the region from Martin Stew.