Escaping winter's frosty grasp with two great offshore races: As the winter of 2017/2018 extends its icy headlock across North America, bringing with it chilly temps and short days, many sailors find ways to live vicariously. If this describes your outlook toward surviving winter, take heart, as both the Volvo Ocean Race and the Clipper Round The World Race are …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race: All go for Scallywag: (January 15, 2018; Leg 4; Day 14) – Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag increased their lead in Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race as they profit from favourable trade winds at the front of the fleet. Among those cheering for Scallywag is one group of unlikely fans – the crew of MAPFRE. Although they would …: 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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