Sun Hun Kai / Scallywag leads fleet on charge to Southern Ocean: A spectacular start to the 6,500 nautical mile leg from Cape Town in South Africa to Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday saw the city’s famed ‘Cape Doctor’ breeze send the fleet on its way yesterday with 20 to 25 knots and huge seas. As evening approached, some boats saw gusts near 40 knots. After two weeks […]: vor2017 – MyPE News Alan Straton
Dongfeng, Brunel, Vestas 11th Hour Racing and AkzoNobel bid Mountain farewell: Dongfeng, Brunel, Vestas 11th Hour Racing and AkzoNobel leaving Cape Town dock for the start of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Melbourne. Destination: Southern Ocean. @dongfengraceteam, @vestas11thhourracing, @brunelsailing, @teamakzonobel Report: http://mype.co.za/new/destination-southern-ocean-for-vor-fleet-racing-to-melbourne/97294/2017/12 #volvoocean race, #capetown, #melbourne, #mype, #sailing – Taken by the Editor whilst wandering aimlessly about pretending to be in the know.: 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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