"It's going to be a really fun, interesting and performance oriented leg." Carolijn Brouwer's eyes blink in the Brazilian sun. She pauses for a couple of seconds, thinking of the 5,010 nautical miles stretching from Itajaí to Newport, in the USA. What is it exactly about it that makes this Team SCA's sailor daydream? Well, the trade winds will be a dominant feature, and that makes for very nice sailing conditions.