Southern Ocean Serves up Big Winds, Big Seas for Volvo Ocean Race Sailors: (Photo credit Sam Greenfield/Volvo Ocean Race) The Southern Ocean, with a reputation for extreme conditions, held up its side of the bargain for the 63 sailors racing towards Melbourne, Australia in the 6,500-nautical mile third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Winds were clocked at 50 knots, and even …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race Update: Pushing To The Limit On The Race To Melbourne: While the finish line isn't quite in sight, the most physical element of the battle is in the rear-view mirror for the leaders. Determined to notch up another victory after winning Leg 2 from Lisbon to Cape Town, MAPFRE skipper Xabi Fernández has been pushing his crew to the absolute limit as they close 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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