Tag Archives : Volvo Ocean Race


Dongfeng Race Team lost the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race

October 18, 2014 Official Press Information Dongfeng’s broken rudder setback – ‘Violent impact’ halts leaders in their tracks – Follow the race all the way with our new app – Sail your own race with our Official Game ALICANTE, Spain, Oct 18 – Dongfeng Race Team lost the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race early […]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 Day 1

Sunday, October 12, 2014 Video News Release VNR – FIRST 24H AT SEA + DAILY FOOTAGE DELIVERY PLAN Leader: Team Vestas Wind Team Vestas Wind emerged as narrow leaders when daylight broke on the Mediterranean after the first night of Leg 1 but the fleet was closeley bunched after a night of rain and wind […]


Volvo Ocean Race start

October 11, 2014 Official Press Information Team Brunel leads fleet out of Alicante – Around 50,000 flock to dockside to wish sailors fair winds – Opening night 20-knot winds and rain to greet sailors – Follow the race all the way with our new app ALICANTE, Spain, October 11 – The seven-strong fleet of the […]

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Prince Carl Philip climbs to the top of a Volvo Ocean Race boat’s 30-metre mast

ALICANTE, Spain, Oct 5 – Sweden’s third in the line to the throne Prince Carl Philip needed no time to consider when he was challenged to climb to the top of a Volvo Ocean Race boat’s 30-metre mast on Sunday – ‘I’ll do it,’ he said. While his entourage looked on with bated breath, the intrepid […]


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Volvo Ocean Race gets underway

Saturday, October 04, 2014 Video News Release VNR – Team Alvimedica wins first In-Port Race in Alicante ALICANTE, Spain – A young American-led team took the opening honours of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 on Saturday when they claimed a surprise victory in the Alicante in-port race. Team Alvimedica, skippered by Charlie Enright in his […]


MAPFRE backing the Spanish challenge in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Official Press Information MAPFRE joins the big adventure • Insurance giant completes list of boat title sponsors • ‘Exceptional opportunity’, says company chief • Don’t forget to apply for media accreditation here • Check the latest media information here ALICANTE, Spain – MAPFRE, the global insurance giant, will be backing the Spanish challenge in the […]


France’s top sailor joins Team España crew

France’s top sailor joins Team España crew • Skipper Iker also opts for Brazilian to boost hopes of victory • Click here to get up to speed with all the latest on our Press Zone ALICANTE, Spain – Michel Desjoyeaux is France’s best-known sailor and has won many of the sport’s biggest prizes but the […]