Cape Doubles Up In Latest Crusade

On the face of it, the pairing of Andrew Cape and Alex Thompson is the archetypal odd couple.

One a solid family man and gifted navigator, the other a self-confessed adrenaline junkie with sailing’s equivalent of rock star street cred.

Yet despite the 12-year age gap, they will share more than just living quarters over the next three months of the Barcelona World Race which starts on Sunday (November 11).