Volvo Ocean Race: Good wind, Bad weed: (May 1, 2018; Day 9) – Team Brunel was the first in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to escape from a mild Doldrums crossing and is now leading the fleet in reaching conditions towards Newport, Rhode Island. Now in the northeast trade winds, Brunel leads the charge at nearly 20 knots, extending a narrow …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Highest Microplastics Levels Found During Ocean Race: Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme finds highest levels in South China Sea during Leg 6 from Hong Kong to Auckland. By Robin Clegg. The preliminary results found 360 particles of microplastics per cubic metre in the sample from the South China Sea, an area that feeds into the Great Pacific …: 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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