Round-the-World Sailing Competition Uses Technology To Measure Ocean Plastic: In the current Volvo Ocean Race, seven teams are sailing around the world, racing 45,000 nautical miles in one of the most grueling sporting events on Earth. But the eight-month race — which traverses four oceans and stops in 12 cities — isn't just about spanning the globe. It's about protecting it.: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race extracts tragic toll on fleet: The past week has been an extremely rough one for the seven teams that are sailing from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil, on Leg 7 of the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race (VOR). Tragically, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 1300 hours UTC, John Fisher (UK; 47) was swept off of Scallywag during an …: 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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