Ben Ainslie: America's Cup skipper's ambition is to sail round the world: His father, Roddy, was the skipper of Second Life, which finished seventh in the inaugural edition of the Whitbread Round-the-World Race, which is now known as the Volvo Ocean Race. "I grew up with all these stories of ocean racing from the round-the-world race," Ainslie said. "My key ambitions were …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Peter Burling, Blair Tuke depart for Volvo Ocean Race in emotional send-off: Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke received an emotional send-off from their loved ones as they departed from Auckland for the latest Volvo Ocean Race stage. The start was an aggressive affair as the seven yachts set sail to Brazil. A brisk wind accompanied the seven boats out of Waitemata …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
The Volvo Ocean Race returns to Cape Town in 2017 and will be in the City from 24 November to 10 December. The first of Leg 2 yachts are expected to arrive on 27 November with the start of Leg 3 to Melbourne on 10 December 2017:
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