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Leaning into it during this afternoon’s Gothenburg In-Port Race
#VOR - Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean race for a victory in the Gothenburg In-Port Race this afternoon (Sunday 17 June). But it was Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE team who rode a third-place…
Volvo Ocean Race Teams Ready For Close Action In Today’s Gothenburg In-Port Race
#VOR - With the Volvo Ocean Race making its fourth visit to Gothenburg, race fans will be treated to spectacular racing today (Sunday 17 June) on a course at the mouth of the Göta älv, the river that bisects the…
Emotion on the faces of the Leg 10 winning crew of Team Brunel
#VOR - Skipper Bouwe Bekking led his Team Brunel to a win in Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race over Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE squad, who claimed second place less than two minutes behind. Brunel crossed the finish line at…
Team Brunel are battling to keep MAPFRE astern and take the Leg 10 victory tonight
#VOR - Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel shot past most of the fleet over the past 24 hours, eventually eking ahead of MAPFRE on Thursday morning (14 June) and taking the lead in Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race. But…
Antonio Cuervas-Mons is smashed by the water on board MAPFRE, Wednesday 13 June
#VOR - 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 (13 June). The painfully light and fickle winds that dogged the seven teams…
Day 2 of Leg 10 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic, Monday 11 June
#VOR - The Volvo Ocean Race teams were pointing in completely the opposite direction to the Leg 10 finish line on Tuesday 12 June as they attempted to cross a windless ridge of high-pressure that could hold the key to…
Leg 10 leaders Dongfeng Race Team in sight of Fastnet Rock, Monday 11 June
#VOR - The Volvo Ocean Race’s overall leaders Dongfeng Race Team were at the head of the fleet on Monday (11 June) as the teams passed the iconic Fastnet Rock off Ireland’s southern tip. With just under 24 hours of…
Action from yesterday’s Sky Ocean Rescue In-Port Race Cardiff
#VOR - With just two legs remaining in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, the battle for the overall prize is tighter than ever — with three teams fighting for first place and a fourth crew still in with a shot…
Annalise Murphy and her crewmates on Turn the Tide on Plastic round a mark during this afternoon’s Cardiff in-port race
#VOR - The top three teams in the In-Port Race Series for the Volvo Ocean Race held down the podium positions on Friday afternoon (8 June) in Cardiff, as Dongfeng Race Team made a pass on the last lap of…
Practice racing on board Turn the Tide on Plastic yesterday, Wednesday 6 June
#VOR - 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 race are heading into the final two legs separated by just three points…
Richard Brisius and Johan Salén, president and co-president of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, also lead the new ownership consortium Atlant Ocean Racing Spain with Jan Litborn
#VOR - Organisers of the Volvo Ocean Race have confirmed the next edition of the race will start in 2021 under new ownership — and the possibility of an added racing class. Atlant Ocean Racing Spain – led by Richard…
Turn the Tide on Plastic flies the red dragon of Wales in Cardiff Bay this morning
#VOR - Annalise Murphy’s Turn the Tide on Plastic received a heroes’ welcome despite a disappointing sixth-place finish in Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race this morning (Tuesday 29 May), and skipper Dee Caffari found some bright spots to…
Team Brunel celebrate their Leg 9 victory in Cardiff this morning, Tuesday 29 May
#VOR - Turn the Tide on Plastic, with Annalise Murphy on board, finished sixth in Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race across the Celtic Sea in Cardiff this morning (Tuesday 29 May). Skippered by Dee Caffari, the Turn the…
Team AkzoNobel’s Nicolai Sehested climbs the rig to make checks and look for wind
#VOR - Less than a mile separated Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 frontrunners Team Brunel and Team Akzonobel on Monday (28 May) as the teams prepared to enter the final 100 miles. After almost eight days of intense racing across…
Kyle Lanford takes a leap on board Team Brunel, Saturday 26 May
#VOR - Team AkzoNobel and Team Brunel were racing practically neck and neck on Sunday (27 May) as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet geared up for a nail-biting Leg 9 finale. With less than 300 miles remaining to the finish…
All the sails are moving to the front on board Turn the Tide on Plastic today, Saturday 26 May
#VOR - The leading boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have left yesterday’s record-breaking conditions in their wake as they bump into a ridge of high pressure that is beginning to slow their progress towards the finish in Cardiff, via…

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