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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...

SHK/Scallywag completes arrivals into Cardiff

The full fleet of seven Volvo Ocean Race boats has now arrived in Cardiff, Wales, with David Witt’s Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag the final team...

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: Setting up for an epic finish in Cardiff

Less than a mile separated Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 frontrunners Team Brunel and team Akzonobel on Monday as the teams prepared to enter the final...

Volvo Ocean Race: Dutch drag race towards finish in Cardiff

Team AkzoNobel and Team Brunel were racing practically neck and neck on Sunday as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet geared up for a nail-biting Leg 9...

The gap closes as the fleet compresses on Leg 9 of...

The leading boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have left Friday’s record-breaking conditions in their wake as they bump into a ridge of high pressure that...

Team AkzoNobel sets record-breaking pace to lead Leg 9

Team AkzoNobel set a new record for the greatest distance sailed in 24 hours in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday, eclipsing the previous...

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...

Sail Newport: Over 100,000 visited the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

A robust footfall of over 100,000 people took in the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover between May 8 and May 20, according to Sail...

Tense times for Volvo Ocean Race fleet as advantage ebbs and...

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet was beginning to converge again on Wednesday as the Leg 9 sprint across the Atlantic continued at pace. A split of almost...

Volvo Ocean Race: Foggy first 24 hours has Dongfeng Race Team...

A split has already developed, with Dongfeng gybing to the north just before 1300 UTC on Monday while MAPFRE continues with the bulk of the fleet...

Team Brunel leads fleet out of Newport after spectacular Sunday start

Team Brunel accomplished its first goal on Sunday afternoon, taking the early lead on Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Newport, Rhode Island to...

Newport bids farewell to Volvo Ocean Race

As a dense fog lifted and abundant sunshine washed over Newport, the City-by-the-Sea bid farewell to the Volvo Ocean Race. The fleet of seven...

Things to do on day 13 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 6 pm...

One day left to visit Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race...

Fans of the Volvo Ocean Race have one more day to visit Fort Adams State Park to catch a glimpse of the international sailors...

Team Brunel takes win in Gurney’s Resorts In-Port Race

The seven boats of the Volvo Ocean Race 2018 fleet lined up off Fort Adams on Saturday afternoon for the start of the Gurney's...

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...

Focus shifts to inshore racing on Saturday at the Volvo Ocean...

After returning to the northern hemisphere with nearly 40,000 nautical miles in their wake, the sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race will shift gears...

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...

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: 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...

Things to do on day 11 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...

MetLife Veterans Regatta brings together service members for active racing duty

The MetLife Veterans Regatta, a therapeutic event for veterans of active service duty, brought together 12 veterans from around the country for training and...

OMEGA goes onshore in Newport to unveil the Volvo Ocean Race...

As the Official Timekeeper of the Volvo Ocean Race, OMEGA has been keeping a precise eye on this year’s action at sea. The sailors...

Things to do on day 10 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...