Check Out the Best Jury Rig!

Puma the only boat not to break, WINS! Team Telefonica never ceases to amaze as they take the 2nd place podium. Don’t count out Camper as they only have 2000NM to go before the next in-port race just 14 days away. Groupama sport the worlds nicest jury rig ever made and quite possibly will have […]

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It Takes Two To Tango….

¬†Volvo Ocean Race has seen yet another disaster. Leg leaders, Groupama have unfortunately been¬†dis-masted¬†just some 600NM from the finish line. This may have been some sort of record for the Volvo Ocean Race and Whitbread Cups combined, for being the most¬†disastrous¬†leg in history. Abu Dhabi, who never seemed to quite catch up from their initial […]

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Cape Horn A-Stern…..

……. for two of the teams anyways. Enjoy the latest video presented by volvooceanrace.org, they really do an outstanding job putting together these great video edits. Watch as race leaders Groupama and Puma utilize some¬†beautiful sailing¬†conditions to simply appreciate their boats holding together! With the worst behind them, the french team employ’s a one man […]

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Epic Finish in Auckland!

Many sailors are at home here in Aukland and many are just plain relieved by the thought of finishing this grueling leg. Franck Cammas and Team Groupama¬†clinch¬†their first Volvo Ocean Race leg win, smashing the competition and finishing 12 hours ahead of second place. The battle for second and third was the most impressive part […]

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VOR- The Home Stretch

It almost seems as if Cape Reinga, New Zealand gets farther and farther away as the teams approach the final stretch. With the final 400 NM a-head, the wind has shifted forward, making the teams work up wind until¬†the very end. Most of the teams are tired and beat up from the many sail changes […]

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Solomon Islands A-Stern…..

The Volvo Ocean Racing Fleet, is almost there. After the the guys¬†successfully¬†navigated the Solomon Islands they only have one more thing on their minds, Auckland. Looks like the portion of the fleet that split to the east prevailed, with better ‘breeze’ and better wind angle than the fleet to¬†leeward. Take 3 minutes and catch up!

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A Finish in Sanya

The V.O.R. teams have brought leg three to a close over the weekend. Team Telefonica sets a new record of finishing in first place for the first three legs. Ken Reid’s team puma struggles to keep up the morale ever since their leverage tactic did not pay off! And the French team, Groupama, maintain a […]

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Telefonica Keeps The Lead As They Approach The Last 400NM

Ken Read’s Puma¬†Team¬†carries a somber tone as their¬†leverage¬†move to split from the fleet, backfires! Mar Mastro finds itself just ahead of last place Team Sanya and aside from the fleet making a huge mistake, will be lucky to reel-in Team Abu Dhabi,¬†which¬†lie just ahead. Team Groupama is nipping at the leader’s heals only 7 NM […]

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The Singapore Strait – Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12

¬†Team Telefonica find themselves in the lead yet once again. Somehow the the¬†Spanish¬†team seems to tactically climb from the back of the pack to the front , every¬†time, without fail.¬†As the fleet clear all of the obstacles of the¬†Malacca¬†Strait they head into even tighter quarters which should make for interesting night sailing. The debris and […]

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