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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Volvo Ocean Race fleet closing in on Cape Horn with Scallywag...

Team Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag is heading towards the coast of the Chile, as the team attempt to recover from the devastating loss...

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...

Volvo Ocean Race: Brunel shoots into the lead as intensity builds...

Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel shot past most of the fleet over the past 24 hours, eventually eking ahead of MAPFRE on Thursday morning and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE wins in Itajaí to extend In-Port Series...

The Spanish team MAPFRE won the Itajaí In-Port Race on Friday in Brazil, after battling with team AkzoNobel for the lead on the first of three...

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...

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...

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 Newport stays on sustainability course with Biodiesel

Biodiesel will be working overtime as the Volvo Ocean Race ports in Newport, Rhode Island for its only North American stopover. The global race,...

Volvo Ocean Race: Teams to face first test in Saturday’s MAPFRE...

The first official racing of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race will take place on Saturday afternoon with the MAPFRE In-Port Race Alicante, marking the first point-scoring...

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...

RI Tourism Marketing Commission to Discuss Upcoming Volvo Ocean Race Stopover...

The Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover in 2018 will be a main topic of discussion when the Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for...

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...

Volvo Ocean Race initiate independent report into ocean racing at night

Following the collision between Vestas 11th Hour Racing and a non-racing vessel in the final stages of the racing leg into Hong Kong, the...

Volvo Ocean Race: Small changes making the difference

At 1300 UTC every team apart from Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag had broken the magical mark of sailing 500 miles in 24 hours, lapping up the...

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...

Volvo Ocean Race: Turn the Tide on Plastic leads charge as...

An intense start saw the seven-boat fleet – back up to full complement with the return of Vestas 11th Hour Racing – sail straight into...

Team Brunel and Dongfeng battle for the lead as Vestas 11th...

The battle for victory in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race took a new twist on Friday as Dongfeng Race Team moved to...

Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas 11th Hour Racing returns to the water

Vestas 11th Hour Racing is back in the water, with a test sail anticipated later this week. The boat had been shipped to New Zealand...

Volvo Ocean Race sailors prepare for rough re-start in Cape Town

Strong winds are forecast for the start of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday afternoon in Cape Town as the famous ‘Cape Doctor’...

Volvo Ocean Race: Miles falling away as fleet speeds towards Newport

Stage leaders Team Brunel continue to set the pace as they blast along at more than 22 knots, matching the wind for speed, and...