'Huge' Southern Ocean swells test Volvo round-the-world racers: Ciszek is one of only 14 women sailing in this year's Volvo Ocean Race, which is often described as the toughest, longest and most brutal professional sporting event in the world. This year, seven boat teams, all sailing identical 65-foot yachts, are competing to win the eight-month-long 2017-18 Volvo …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Hong Kong's Scallywag fifth across the finish line in Volvo Ocean Race third leg: Hong Kong entry Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag sailed into Melbourne at about lunch time on Tuesday to finish fifth in the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, with the crew looking forward to a good rest before the journey home to Hong Kong. After a tough time negotiating the challenging Southern Ocean, …: 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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