Spain's Olympic sailing champion Xabi Fernandez navigating worlds most gruelling ocean challenge: Alicante was the starting gun for the 2017/2018 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, and the sailors are currently closing in on Cape Town for the second leg of the race. Seven teams of intrepid yachties are travelling across the world and back on the longest route since the event's inception in 1973.: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Scallywag Wins Photo Finish Over Annalise's Boat In Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2: #VOR – The closest finish of this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race thus far took place at the back of the fleet, where just metres separated sixth from seventh place on the race into Cape Town. On the approach, skipper David Witt's Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag led Dee Caffari's Turn the Tide on Plastic by two …: 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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