Tag Archives : Volvo Ocean Race


Team Alvimedica new Volvo Ocean 65

April 11, 2014 Team Alvimedica see their new Volvo Ocean 65 hit the water Southampton, UK – Team Alvimedica launched their new Volvo Ocean 65 boat on Friday in Southampton to herald six months of crew selections and hard training before the start of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 in October. On the dock was […]


ABU DHABI OCEAN RACING NEWS: ‘Chuny’ completes Abu Dhabi crew – Volvo Ocean

March 27, 2014 ABU DHABI OCEAN RACING NEWS: ‘Chuny’ completes Abu Dhabi crew Cascais, Portugal – March 27, 2014 – Spain’s Roberto ‘Chuny” Bermúdez, one of the most experienced and talented sailors in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race, has been recruited by Abu Dhabi to complete their eight-man line-up for the 2014-15 edition starting […]


Caffari joins Team SCA in Volvo Ocean

March 17, 2014 TEAM SCA NEWS: Caffari joins Team SCA in latest round of new recruits Lanzarote, Spain – March 17, 2014 – Dee Caffari, the Briton who has made a career of setting new standards in female offshore sailing, has been recruited by Team SCA for their Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 challenge. The 41-year-old […]


Charles Caudrelier as Dongfeng Race Team’s skipper in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

February 26, 2014 The day Caudrelier turned 40 – and became a Volvo Ocean Race skipper Sanya, China – It’s Charles Caudrelier’s 40th birthday this Wednesday; it’s also his first official day as Dongfeng Race Team’s skipper in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. “A key step as a sailor and as a man” for the […]


M32 Gold Cup is the first ”unofficial World Championship”

M32 is a 32’ full carbon catamaran with focus on simplicity and speed. Low weight makes it fun and exiting to sail, both for pros and experienced amateurs. M32 Cup was established in Scandinavia in 2013 and this year it will visit Gothenburg, Oslo, Malmö, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Other regional series will be established in 2015 and beyond. M32 […]


TEAM BRUNEL NEWS – Andrew Cape joins the crew

February 3, 2014 TEAM BRUNEL NEWS – Andrew Cape joins the crew Enkhuizen, The Netherlands – February 3, 2014 – Australian navigator Andrew Cape is back for his sixth Volvo Ocean Race with Team Brunel, reuniting with his former skipper Bouwe Bekking. Aged 51, Cape first took part in the race in 1993-94. He entered […]


Four more sailors join Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 10, 2014 – Ireland’s Justin Slattery, Australia’s Phil Harmer, Britain’s Simon Fisher and New Zealand’s Andrew McLean have joined Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s crew for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Joining Ian Walker’s crew this Monday are four sailors with a combined total of 12 Volvo Ocean Race […]


Volvo Ocean Race dream comes true for Team Alvimedica crew

January 30, 2014 Seven-year Volvo Ocean Race dream comes true for Team Alvimedica crew Istanbul, Turkey – Seven years ago, a couple of young American sailing addicts met on the set of a Disney movie and dreamed of the day that they would launch a campaign in the world’s toughest offshore team test, the Volvo […]


Jens Dolmer (DEN, 44) and Pablo Arrarte (ESP, 33) will join Team Brunel

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF TEAM BRUNEL JENS DOLMER AND PABLO ARRARTE TO JOIN TEAM BRUNEL Enkhuizen, Netherlands – January 20, 2014 – Jens Dolmer (DEN, 44) and Pablo Arrarte (ESP, 33) will join Team Brunel in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. Both sailors will return to ‘Life at the Extreme’ and for Arrarte […]