She is one of the most experienced offshore sailors in the world and yet Dee Caffari from Titchfield, in Hampshire, has been fighting for a place on the crew of the all-female boat in the round the world Volvo ocean race.
Competition to join the team SCA is fierce. Sally Simmonds reports from their training base in Lanzarote.
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The forecast for the east from Holly.
Holly has the forecast for the west of the region
Holly has the latest forecast for the west of the region.