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Friday, February 28, 2020

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...

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...

Final sprint sees east against west for Volvo Ocean Race win

It’s been a sleepless night for Volvo Ocean Race sailors and fans alike. The racing has never been closer and the stakes couldn’t be...

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...

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...

Things to do on day 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race...

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

One Ocean Exploration Zone will open on Saturday at Volvo Ocean...

A full slate of activities and attractions at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport race village will expand further with the opening of the One...

Dongfeng Race Team win the Volvo Ocean Race with late pass...

Dongfeng Race Team has won the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 in the closest finish in race history. Skipper Charles Caudrelier led his team to victory...

Volvo Ocean Race: Ocean Summit sets royal standard for Ocean health...

(Photo:  Gothenburg stopover. Ocean Summit. 18 June, 2018. Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race) Karolina Skog, Swedish Government Minister for the Environment, revealed that the Swedish Government...

Volvo Ocean Race: Stepping out – leading duo break away from...

The leading pair were the most easterly boats as the seven-strong fleet approached an oil field exclusion zone 100 miles off Rio’s coast, enabling...

Lemon & Line named Official Volvo Ocean Race Accessory Supplier

Newport-based Lemon & Line has announced that they have been chosen as an official accessory for the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race.   Partnering with preeminent European...

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...

Majority of samples taken during Volvo Ocean Race contain microplastics, new...

The Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme reached a significant milestone when the race completed a global circumnavigation following its arrival into Cardiff, Wales in...

Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE, Team Brunel, Vestas 11th Hour Racing land...

The Spanish team MAPFRE stunned the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Tuesday morning by stealing a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into...

Volvo Ocean Race: First splits develop as race course options open...

A brief split opened up in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Saturday afternoon as team AkzoNobel and Team Brunel were pushed by an...

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...

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...

Team Brunel complete comeback to win Leg 10 – now equal...

Team Brunel has completed one of the great comebacks in sailing, setting up an epic final leg to The Hague next week in what...

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...

Podcast: Brad Read previews the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

The Race Village at the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover will open four months from today at Fort Adams State Park. Brad Read,...

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 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race...

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

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...

UPDATED: Sail Newport to Host Volvo Ocean Race Press Conference and...

Sail Newport is inviting the public to attend a Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover press conference and Pep Rally on Tuesday, March 21. A press...

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...