The 18-year-old is gearing up to be one of the youngest crew members to participate in the Clipper Round the World Sailing Race, from November 22 until March 2014.
Amber Farrow (DH 2013) will be taking part in two parts of the eight-leg journey on board a 70ft racing yacht called Invest Africa.
Although she is aiming to win both legs of her voyage through Australia and Asia, she’s most intent to prove how much she’s capable of. Amber said: “When I first signed up for the race I had lots of people say ‘You’re too young and you’re a girl, why don’t you do something nice like go backpacking?'....for me the biggest reward will be finishing the race and knowing that both emotionally and physically I could handle the challenge."
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