Volvo Ocean Race: Big changes ahead: (January 7, 2018; Leg 4; Day 6) – The Volvo Ocean Race is about to take a turn as the leader are within 20nm of the Solomon Islands, the easternmost point of which is a mark of the race course from Melbourne to Hong Kong. The entire fleet, beam reaching on a northerly course, has compressed …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race: Approaching the Solomon Islands: The leaders on Leg 4 are still making good progress, but only have about 200 miles to go until the wind starts to ease significantly on approach to the Solomon Islands. As at 1300 UTC on Saturday, the wind was still near 15 knots for most of the fleet, now racing north on a long starboard gybe. But by this …: 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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