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Record-breaking results from 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race

The latest edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, which started in Alicante, Spain in October 2017 and finished in The Hague in the Netherlands...

Volvo Ocean Race: Setting a course for a healthier ocean

Photo - Johan Salén addresses the Our Ocean Conference in Bali on the subject of the future sustainability commitments of the race. Photo by Damian...

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 provides global microplastic map

Photo: Leg 11, from Gothenburg to The Hague, start day. 21 June, 2018. Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race Only three of the 75 samples collected during...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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: 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...

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: 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...