Winter sunshine and breeze in Seattle and a fast ride for the VOR fleet: Meanwhile, on sailing's far bigger and grander stage, the six-strong fleet that's racing from Hong Kong to Auckland, New Zealand, in the Volvo Ocean race are experiencing fast-but-uncomfortable conditions as they press south-southeast towards New Zealand, with some 3,800 miles (as of this writing) …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6, Day 6: Can lightning strike twice for Scallywag?: On Leg 4, racing into their home port of Hong Kong, SHK/Scallywag made a radical choice exiting the doldrums, cutting the corner and taking the inside track towards the finish line. As a result, they sailed less miles and passed the entire fleet en route to a spectacular victory. Fast forward to the early …: 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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