Northwest Yachting September 2019

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FACTOR THE By Schelleen Rathkopf

As her latest journey around the world continues, we hopped aboard Maiden to see the crew in action.

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Girls belong on boats, and G there’s no person in history that tells this story better than Tracy Edwards, the British sailor and skipper who assembled an all-women crew to race the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989 on Maiden. This very same 58’ ocean yacht graced our Puget Sound waters in August, having just completed Leg 6 of the Maiden Factor World Tour.