Merino wool use expands as prices soar: Kristoffer Ulriksen, category managing director at Norwegian sports brand Helly Hansen, said when the company outfitted the Spanish sailing team Mapfre for the current round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, the sailors demanded merino. “It's the only thing that doesn't smell after two weeks at sea,” Mr …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6, Day 18: Scallywag leads, while Brunel makes a bold move: Team Brunel emerged from Stealth Mode overnight as the furthest east in the fleet, and by the 1300 UTC position report on Saturday, Bouwe Bekking's team was in second place as measured on distance to finish, despite being the northernmost boat in the fleet. "Yesterday, it was obvious we were falling …: 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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