Gladwell's Line: Time for a rethink: The attrition rate continues in the Volvo Ocean Race, with several boats experiencing issues over the past few of days. Worst of these was Vestas 11th Hour Racing who dropped their rig, on Saturday, with a fracture occurring above the first set of spreaders. In fact, that day was a bad 24 hours for …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Team Brunel wins Volvo Ocean Race leg that devastated fleet: Veteran skipper Bouwe Bekking led Team Brunel to a narrow victory over Dongfeng Race Team on Tuesday in one of the most devastating legs in the history of the bluewater classic. Team Brunel beat Dongfeng into Itajai, Brazil, by just less than 15 minutes to cap the leg of 7,600 nautical miles.: 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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