Tag Archives : Volvo Ocean Race


Volvo Ocean 65 boat smashes Round Britain & Ireland Race monohull record

We’re all winners as Abu Dhabi’s Volvo Ocean 65 boat smashes Round Britain & Ireland Race monohull record COWES, Isle of Wight, August 16 (Volvo Ocean Race) – Ian Walker’s Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing fired a huge warning shot across the bows of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 fleet with a record-breaking monohull victory in […]


Vestas Wind Systems completes Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 line-up

Vestas Wind Systems completes Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 line-up ALICANTE, Spain – Vestas, the world’s leading wind energy company, was today announced as the seventh and final boat for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Six-time world champion Chris Nicholson, who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat and work is already well […]


Five Volvo Ocean 65s go head to head in Round Britain and Ireland Race

Five Volvo Ocean 65s go head to head in Round Britain and Ireland Race COWES, England,  – Five Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will line up against each other in a dress rehearsal of the event proper when they compete in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race on Sunday. The race is expect to take […]


Team Brunel take first blood in debut battle of Volvo Ocean 65s

24 July 2014 Team Brunel take first blood in debut battle of Volvo Ocean 65s ALICANTE, Spain – Team Brunel stole pole position in the first competitive meeting of the new Volvo Ocean 65s, as the inaugural edition of the Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands race took place in Lanzarote this week. Bouwe Bekking’s crew, […]


Volvo Ocean 65s in the Round Canary Islands Race

Canary Islands test run as three from fleet go head to head ALICANTE, Spain, July 16 – Three Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 crews – Team SCA, Team Brunel and the Spanish challengers – will go head to head in the first competitive clash of the new one-design Volvo Ocean 65s in the Round Canary Islands […]


Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team Alvimedica

Dock Talk: Destination England for Abu Dhabi and Team Alvimedica ALICANTE, Spain, July 10 – Two rival Volvo Ocean Race crews have set out for transatlantic crossings from Newport, Rhode Island to the United Kingdom this week as preparations for the event start in October continued to heat up. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team […]


crew for Team Brunel – Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Team Brunel opt for experienced winner to complete race crew ALICANTE, Spain, July 8 – Experienced French sailor Laurent Pagès has been chosen by Team Brunel skipper Bouwe Bekking to complete his line-up for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Pagès brings a winning pedigree to the Dutch challengers after he helped guide Groupama to victory […]


Dongfeng Race Team’s final race squad for Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

June 26, 2014 Four Chinese confirmed as part of Dongfeng Race Team’s final race squad for Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 LORIENT, France, June 26 – Four rookie Chinese sailors were today revealed as crewmembers in Dongfeng Race Team’s final 10-strong race squad for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. French skipper Charles Caudrelier also unveiled a […]


Extreme Sailing Series update

Mastering conditions and beating the clock key at Act 4, Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover. – Only two races complete, before fickle breeze prevailed and shut down proceedings. – Replay today’s Stadium Racing with expert insights from Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White and David ‘Freddie’ Carr here.  The race conditions on the […]


Corinna Halloran is the Onboard Reporter for Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

ALICANTE, Spain, June 20 – Corinna Halloran was revealed today as the Onboard Reporter for Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, tasked with bringing the full story of the all-women crew to an audience of millions. The team have conducted a thorough selection process to find the best possible media candidate for this […]