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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...

MAPFRE leads fleet north of Scotland

Spanish team MAPFRE shot into the lead of the penultimate Volvo Ocean Race leg as the fleet rocketed round the coast of Scotland on Wednesday. The...

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...

Aarhus confirmed as Host City for the 2021/2022 edition of The...

Race Update from The Ocean Race The Ocean Race will come to Aarhus, Denmark during the spring of 2022,...

Vestas 11th Hour Racing win Gothenburg In-Port Race, MAPFRE claim Series...

(Photo: Gothenburg stopover. Gothenburg In-Port Race. 17 June, 2018. Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race) Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean...

Things to do on day 12 of the Volvo Ocean Race...

The Race Village at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover will be open at Fort Adams State Park from 10 am to 7 pm...

Sail Newport: More than 40,000 have already visited the Volvo Ocean...

The first week of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover has attracted more than 40,000 visitors to the Race Village at Fort Adams State...

Things to do on day 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race...

The Race Village at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover will be open at Fort Adams State Park from 11am to 7 pm today. There...

MAPFRE leads the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Itajaí to...

It was a familiar sight on Sunday afternoon in Itajaí, where the two red boats at the top of the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard set the...

Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag

The following story has been issued on behalf  of Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag On Monday 26 March, Team Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag lost John...

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...

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Race Village opens in 100 days at...

In 100 days the Volvo Ocean Race will return to Newport, RI, for the only North American Stopover of the 2017-18 round-the-world sailing race. The Volvo...

Volvo Ocean Race: Sail Newport to host a race start viewing...

Sail Newport will host a viewing event in Newport with live coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race start in Alicante, Spain on Sunday, October 22...

Volvo Ocean Race sustainability program wins awards

At the prestigious international Beyond Sport Awards, in New York, the programme won in ‘The Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative in Sport for Good’...

Volvo Ocean Race: Tight action as Vestas 11th Hour Racing leads...

Overall Volvo Ocean Race leader MAPFRE was at the head of the fleet off the starting line as the boats raced up Melbourne's Port...

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...

Veteran and Active Service Members will race with pro sailors at...

Sail Newport and MetLife announced today that The MetLife Veterans Regatta will take place on May 14-15 in Newport during the Volvo Ocean Race Newport...

Mt. Gay Rum to sponsor 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

Newport, RI – Sail Newport announced today that Mount Gay Rum will once again sponsor the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, May 8-20, 2018. The sponsorship...

Stakes are high as Volvo Ocean Race fleet tackles tricky transition

The Volvo Ocean Race teams were pointing in completely the opposite direction to the Leg 10 finish line on Tuesday as they attempted to cross a...

Plastic progress made at Newport Ocean Summit

A range of announcements at the Ocean Summit during the Newport stopover saw Rhode Island become the first US state to sign up to...

Volvo Ocean Race: Brunel leads into the Luzon Strait

The six boats are tucked towards the southern tip of Taiwan, anticipating a turn to the north after leaving Taiwan to port. On the 0700...

Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE suspends racing to deal with damaged mast...

MAPFRE, the overall leader in the Volvo Ocean Race, has suspended racing to attend to damage to their mast track. A section of the mast...

Dongfeng Race Team takes come-from-behind win in Sky Ocean Rescue In-Port...

The top three teams in the In-Port Race Series for the Volvo Ocean Race held down the podium positions on Friday afternoon in Cardiff, as Dongfeng...

Volvo Ocean Race: Every point counts in Sky Ocean Rescue In...

It’s getting tense now as we reach the stage in the Volvo Ocean Race where every single point counts. The top three teams in the...

Volvo Ocean Race: Trade winds bring relief

Vestas 11th Hour Racing has had a productive 24 hours on Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race, cutting its deficit to leader Turn...