Isle of Wight sailor Jules Salter remains in Volvo Race Series contention: LEADING Isle of Wight sailor Jules Salter — part of the world-class Team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race — has celebrated third place in Brazil after completing the latest and most punishing stage of the yachting event. The team completed the arduous seventh leg, 7,800 nautical miles of racing …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Cape's focus on big-event tourism pulls in large crowds: The Cape Town leg of the Volvo Ocean race contributes about R500m and 35,000 bed nights to the city's economy, but the economic value of each leg is closer to R960m. The Cape Town International Jazz Festival — with 37,000 visitors — brings in R700m. Sevens Rugby generated about R700m in …: 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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