Volvo Ocean Race Diary part 15: It's serene but slow progress: This is quite strange. For the first time in this Volvo Ocean Race we have started a stage in light winds. Since leaving Itajai in Brazil on Sunday, we've been sailing upwind which isn't the fastest point of sail [angle to the wind] but it makes a nice change. Coming up on deck after being off-watch and …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Nautical and nice in Newport as Volvo Ocean Race comes sailing in: There's no denying that this Rhode Island outpost is one of the most sail-centric of US cities, especially when the Volvo Ocean Race comes to town. Newport is the only North American stopover on this event, considered to be the world's most grueling ocean race. Sailors circumnavigate the planet, …: 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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