Sea change: Annalise Murphy

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Annalise Murphy in Race 7 in the Women’s single-handed event off Copacabana at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Pic: David Branigan/Oceansport

Annalise Murphy has had the most arduous year of her life. Tackling wild seas and tens of thousands of miles of ocean, the Olympic silver medallist raced around the world to finish sixth in the Volvo Ocean Race. Now, with Tokyo 2020 in her sights, she’s back on the water in a new class, starting from scratch

‘If you’d asked me a month ago, I would have said I was never getting on a boat again.”

Thankfully, plenty has happened to lift Annalise Murphy’s form in the subsequent weeks. At just 28, with countless medals under her belt, including her thrilling silver win at the Rio Olympics in 2016, the last 12 months have proved the toughest for her. And when on June 27, her Turn the Tide on Plastic team,...

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