MAPFRE leading the charge: The Spanish team made a jump on the rest of the fleet by heading further inshore in search of favourable sea breezes following Sunday’s start, with Team Brunel benefiting from following a similar track. Forty-eight hours later, their tactics have paid huge dividends. At the 1300 UTC position update on Tuesday, MAPFRE enjoyed a seven […]: vor2017 – MyPE News Alan Straton
I would be MORE excited if this was coming to Port Elizabeth!: Can’t remember when last I was so excited about covering an event – just received confirmation of media accreditation to the Cape Town stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. First yacht’s are expected to arrive on 27 November with departure for Melbourne on 10 December 2017. Read all about it here: http://mype.co.za/new/2017-18-volvo-ocean-race/94246/2017/10 The Volvo Ocean […]: vor2017 – MyPE News Alan Straton
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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