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».
2019: Défi Azimut - 7th
2019: Rolex Fastnet Race - 5th
2019: Bermudes 1000 Race - 4th
2018: Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe - Retired
2018: Drheam Cup - 1st
2018: Bermudes 1000 Race - 2nd
2017: Transat Jacques Vabre - 6th with Initiatives Coeur/Tanguy de Lamotte
2015: Transat Jacques Vabre - 5th with Initiatives Coeur/Tanguy de Lamotte
2014-15: Team SCA skipper - Volvo Ocean Race
2011-12: Vendée Globe - Retired on dismasting.
2011: Transat Jacques Vabre - 10th with Sidney Gavignet
2010: Transat Ag2r - 4th with Romain Attanasio
2008-09: Vendée Globe - 4th on board ROXY
2006: Transat Jacques Vabre - 10th with Jeanne Grégoire
2004: BPE Trophy - 5th
2003: Transat Ag2r - 5th
2002: Transat Jacques Vabre - 6th with Nick Moloney