Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Day 4: Leading duo break away from pack: The leading pair were the most easterly boats as the seven-strong fleet approached an oil field exclusion zone 100 miles off Rio's coast, enabling them to continue make headway north for longer while their rivals were forced to tack. At 0330 UTC, as the westerly boats tacked, the teams were practically …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race Up For Sale?: #VOR – Is the Volvo Ocean Race up for sale? Yachting World reports that sources close to the event say a potential bid from at least two prospective buyers is apparently in the offing. The speculation comes as the race comes close to adopting the IMOCA 60 as its new design standard for future events, …: 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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