Stunning Start to Volvo Ocean Race: Conditions couldn’t have been better for the start in Alicante, Spain on Sunday afternoon. The fleet of seven of the best sailing teams in the world started Leg 1, a 1,450 nautical mile sprint to Lisbon, Portugal in bright sunshine and a 15-20 knot Easterly breeze. The bay off the Alicante sea front was crowded […]: vor2017 – MyPE News Alan Straton
50-50 gender split crew from nine different nationalities: Led by the race’s only female skipper, veteran British sailor Dee Caffari MBE, Turn the Tide on Plastic will use on-board data gathering equipment to measure water quality and composition, as well as micro-plastics in some of the world’s remotest oceans. The team is part of the UN Environment’s ‘Clean Seas’ campaign which aims to […]: 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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