Sam was born on 23rd August 1974 in Portsmouth, England, into a seafaring family. Her grandfather was a submarine commander. She took her first steps on her parents’ boat.
In 2020, the Initiatives-Cœur project will start its 3rd Vendée Globe, the 3rd also for Sam Davies. The sponsors of the project, also sponsors of Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, continue to back the cause on social networks and carry the following message : «crossing the oceans to save children».
2nd of the Défi Azimut and 2nd of the runs in 2018 on Initiatives-Coeur.
2019: Bermuda 1000 Race - 4th
2018: Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe - Withdrawal
Défi Azimut : 2nd
Drheam Cup - 1st
Bermuda 1000 Race - 2nd
2017: Transat Jacques Vabre - 6th, Initiatives Coeur/Tanguy de Lamotte
2015: Transat Jacques Vabre - 5th, Initiatives Coeur/Tanguy de Lamotte
2014-15: Skipper Team SCA - Volvo Ocean Race
2011-12: Vendée Globe - Withdrawal
2011: Transat Jacques Vabre - 10th with Sidney Gavignet