Vestas 11th Hour Racing leads fleet towards equator in Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4: The Volvo Ocean Race fleet was buoyed by the arrival of new breeze on Thursday, potentially spelling an end to several days of torment at the hands of the Doldrums. The seven teams hit the Doldrums – a fickle band of low pressure notorious for its calm wind – on Monday, and since then have been …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo OR – MAPFRE holds whip hand as fleet clear Equator: All seven boats in the Volvo Ocean Race are now north of the Equator. However, they are still plagued by the light winds of the Doldrums. At the latest sked – 0100UTC on January 12, 2018, overall race leader MAPFRE looked to have consolidated the prime position and was sitting on top of the …: 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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