Kiwi sailor Blair Tuke hopes for warm welcome when Volvo Ocean Race hits NZ: Blair Tuke's Mapfre and the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race crews set sail for Auckland from Hong Kong. New Zealand sailor Blair Tuke will have plenty of time to dream of home as his Spanish entry Mapfre and the rest of the competitors in the Volvo Ocean Race begin the long journey towards Auckland.: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Race fleet hits rough seas after leaving HK: Skipper Simeon Tienpont's team AkzoNobel led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet away from the Hong Kong start line as the sixth leg to Auckland began. AkzoNobel, Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag and Team Brunel were first across the line but the round-the-world fleet left the city without Vestas 11th Hour Racing.: 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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