Spring's reluctant arrival and the wind-blown realities of two big ocean races: Yet for the men and women engaged in the nautical dogfight known as the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), there are no spring flowers or other harbingers of warmer days. Instead, the seven-strong fleet has spent the last week battling their way east and south, taking care to avoid dipping south of the …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
The Southern Ocean bites back – Volvo Ocean Race: After winds had moderated over much of the weekend, and provide a much-needed respite to the Volvo Ocean Race sailors, Monday showed the Southern Ocean still has some bite. With 1,400 miles to sail to Cape Horn, the fleet is now seeing snow squalls and winds above 40 knots, in building seas.: 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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