Surfers rejoice – large waves to hit the West Coast of the South Island: Competitors in the Volvo Ocean Race will also experience some choppy conditions during the next few days as they race from the East Cape to north of Chatham Islands. It's not the same packet of waves making surfers smile, but the choppy waters will be coming from the east … It will be a bit of a head …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race yachts crossing the bay: The Volvo Ocean Race fleet still crossing the Bay of Plenty this morning. Photo Supplied. Solid head winds are seeing the Volvo Ocean Race crews spending more time crossing the Bay of Plenty than anticipated when they set out on leg seven of the round the world race from Auckland on Sunday.: 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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