Sometimes in sailboat racing the guy that deploys the anchor first, pulls into the lead. Winds have been light and variable for most of this leg, as expected. However, the teams are nearing the final rounding mark and things may start “heating up”, as the teams begin to turn upwind ~ see what I did […]Read More Anchors Aweigh
…well, maybe. If you’ve not heard by now, the Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas Wind smashed into the earth several days ago. The boat grounded in the Indian Ocean Off of the southeast coast of Africa on the Cargados Carajos Shoals (St. Brandon), some 260 miles north east of Mauritius. Here is the latest edit of […]Read More Team Vestas Wind Gets a New Boat…
Tomorrow early afternoon begins my favorite event in sailing, the Volvo Ocean Race….. Alicante, Spain will host tomorrow’s in-port race as well as the start of the world’s most epic ’round the world battle….. and this time it’s one design baby! Be sure to catch all of the action LIVE on the official www.volvooceanrace.com website. I know I […]Read More Volvo Ocean Race LIVE!
As the Americas Cup brings its greatest Cup race in history to a close. The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 is just getting starting to get ‘wet’. Team SCA splashed the first One Design VO65 a few days ago. This boat will be sailed by the all girls team that we mentioned back in August of last […]Read More Americas Cup to Volvo Ocean Race
An accomplished sailor by the name of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston does a wonderful narration about his favorite leg of the Clipper Around the World Race: The Pacific Ocean. This race is proving itself more and more of an attraction around the world, giving opportunities to those who wish to seek the thrill ride of an ocean crossing or perhaps an entire […]Read More A Clip from the Clipper Around the World Race
Here are some great highlights from the closest Volvo Ocean Race/ Whitbread Cup ever in the history of the two race’s. Be sure to tune in when the new one design boats and their new teams leave from Alicante, Spain in 2014. I know I will……Read More A Look Back at VOR