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Volvo Ocean Race is now ‘The Ocean Race’

Two decades after buying the Race from Whitbread, Volvo has now transferred ownership to a new group, led by Richard Brisius and...

Volvo Ocean Race: Singer Jack Johnson calls for action on ocean...

The musician, who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, became a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day in 2015. The role...

Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE in tense match...

Rivals Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE were locked in a bitter tussle for the Leg 11 lead – and overall Volvo Ocean Race victory...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel on a charge with Leg 9...

The top three teams in the Volvo Ocean Race are within three points after Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel won Leg 9 into Cardiff, Wales...

Volvo Ocean Race: Next edition of the race planned for 2021...

As the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 builds towards an exciting finish in June in The Hague, organisers can confirm the next edition of the...

Ocean Race Veterans Charlie Enright & Mark Towill set sights on...

The following press release was distributed by The Ocean Race on behalf of the 11th Hour Racing Team. Two-time...

Rhode Island continues to lead fight against marine pollution at Volvo...

When the Volvo Ocean Race first visited Newport in 2015 a highlight of the stopover was the Ocean Summit. It brought together race competitors, organizers, environmentalists, philanthropists...

Volvo Ocean Race: Hunting the speed record as fleet converges

The Volvo Ocean Race teams looked set to threaten the 24-hour distance record for the Volvo Ocean 65 class on Thursday after hooking onto a classic...

Volvo Ocean Race Confirms all 2017-18 Race Dates

The Volvo Ocean Race will give sports fans an extra Christmas present in 2017 after adding Melbourne to the route for the forthcoming edition...

Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas 11th Hour Racing Unveil Crew, Newport’s Nick...

With exactly 100 days to go before the Volvo Ocean Race fleet departs Alicante to tackle 45,000 nautical miles around the world, Vestas 11th...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel keep upper hand – but it’s...

The Dutch crew, skippered by esteemed round the world yachtsman Bouwe Bekking, were speeding up after making it through a light wind patch lying...

The next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race is taking shape

The 2021-22 edition of the world’s premiere fully-crewed around the world race will feature two classes of boats, the IMOCA 60 and the VO65...

Teams preparing for final start in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

(Photo: The Hague stopover. Practice race on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag. 28 June Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race) After nine months, 45,000 miles of offshore racing and...

Volvo Ocean Race: Higher concentrations of microplastics found nearer major cities,...

The scientific research, using data collected by Race team ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’, identified 75 particles of microplastics per cubic metre in waters...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel win Leg 10 over MAPFRE

(Photo: Leg 10, from Cardiff to Gothenburg, arrivals. 14 June, 2018. Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race) Skipper Bouwe Bekking led his team to a win in Leg...

Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas 11th Hour Racing involved in collision, fatality...

Vestas 11th Hour Racing, what many consider the local team competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, was involved in a collision with another vessel...

Volvo Ocean Race: Updates on Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag and the...

Six crews in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet are facing challenging conditions as they race towards Cape Horn, still 900 miles and two days...

Volvo Ocean Race: New data reveals microplastics in world’s remotest ocean

The Ocean Summit at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, will showcase innovative solutions to the plastic crisis affecting the world’s...

Volvo Ocean Race: Slow start as Volvo Ocean Race fleet drifts...

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet had a slow start to Leg 10 as a high-pressure system brought bright sunny skies and warm weather but...

Volvo Ocean Race: Agreement will see IMOCA 60 boats in next...

A partnership agreement has been made with the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA), which provides the exclusivity to use the IMOCA 60 for...

Success of Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Has Many Hoping For...

Written by Sean McNeill - Photo by Dan Nerney/Sail Newport Although it was the next-to-last day of October, there were good vibes reminiscent of last...

Volvo Ocean Race: Three teams poised to take the prize heading...

{Gothenburg stopover. Skippers Press Conference. 20 June, 2018. Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race} Three teams will start Leg 11 – the final 700 nautical mile sprint...

Turn the Tide on Plastic win sixth place overall with final...

It took until the final In-Port Race, but Dee Caffari’s Turn the Tide on Plastic moved off the bottom of the race leaderboard on...

Governor Raimondo, local dignitaries officially open Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover...

The Volvo Ocean Race returned to Newport this morning for the first time since 2015. Despite the early arrivals, hundreds of people were on...

Photo Gallery: Coast Guard aircraft honor, fly over Volvo Ocean Race...

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flew over the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover...