Tag Archives : Volvo Ocean Race


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 […]


Spain enters sixth boat in 2014-15 fleet for Volvo Ocean Race

19 June 2014 Spain enters sixth boat in 2014-15 fleet for Volvo Ocean Race Spain is back for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 with a boat spearheaded by two of the country’s leading sailors, Iker Martínez and Xabi Fernández who will be aiming to help claim their nation’s first victory. It’s the eighth time out […]


Magnus Holmberg to Compete on Alpari Tour Stage in Sweden

Match Racing Legend Magnus Holmberg to Compete on Alpari Tour Stage in Sweden London, UK, (17th June 2014): All time sailing legend and former America’s Cup campaigner Magnus Holmberg has been given a wildcard invitation to compete at the Stena Match Cup Sweden, the second stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2014. Holmberg […]


The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

ALICANTE, Spain, June 12 – The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 won’t be visiting the sailing-crazy town of Newport, Rhode Island for nearly a year but anticipation is already sky-high after Team Alvimedica sailed in this week. Despite the miserable weather, the town came out in force with a flotilla of vessels on Monday to welcome […]


Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4, Saint Petersburg

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4, Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover: All eyes on the tacticians With less then four weeks until the Extreme Sailing Series™ global tour heads to Russian waters for the first time, the teams are preparing for what is expected to be a tactically challenging event. Russia’s second largest city, Saint […]