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Doctors to monitor sailors’ health stats all race in Volvo Ocean Race   Recently updated !

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (Nov. 13) – Team Alvimedica’s crew is the focus of a landmark medical study to see how the Volvo Ocean Race impacts their hearts, metabolism, body strength and fitness over the event’s nine months at sea. Using technology from the American space agency NASA, and doctors from leading academic institutions in […]


Crew changes in Volvo Ocean Race

CAPE TOWN, November 10 – Jean-Luc Nélias, the man who helped mastermind Groupama’s win in the last Volvo Ocean Race, will take over as navigator for Spanish boat MAPFRE for the second leg of this edition, starting on November 19. Nélias (FRA) was also navigator for Franck Cammas’s winning crew in 2011-12. He replaces Nico […]


Volvo Ocean Race update

Official Press Information Dongfeng battle on despite damage – Chinese boat bounces back from second setback  – Follow the race all the way on our app  – Catch the latest Watch Log here ALICANTE, Spain – Dongfeng Race Team has suffered significant damage after part of the control lines for the masthead gennaker sail broke, but the […]


Pieces in place for the 2015 GC32 Racing Tour

Pieces in place for the 2015 GC32 Racing Tour GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 28/10/2014 Racing for the GC32 foiling catamarans will be taken to a new level in 2015, when at least seven boats will compete on a five event European circuit, managed by a new organisation with racing run by world […]


Dongfeng Race Team lost the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race   Recently updated !

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 […]


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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 […]