When at the mercy of fickle winds: Doldrums is that belt of converging winds and rising air encircling Earth near the Equator. The northeast of the northern hemisphere and southeast trade winds of the southern hemisphere meet there, causing calms, squalls, and thunderstorms. Pure havoc! The Volvo Ocean Race, in their race from …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race: Life in the millpond: (January 9, 2018; Leg 4; Day 8) – As Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race neared its halfway point today from Melbourne to Hong Kong, any memories of the freezing cold Southern Ocean had long been banished. With every mile that the fleet climbs further north through the South Pacific, so the temperature …: 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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