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Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier – Volvo Ocean Race

SANYA, China, February 4 – Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) has been trying to explain the ‘French factor’ that has helped put his crew top of the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard after three legs – and it seems to come down to pure passion. Caudrelier has chosen four […]

Volvo Ocean Race update

SANYA, China, February 2 – Guillermo ‘Willy’ Altadill, son of one of the biggest names in Spanish offshore sailing, has the chance to make his own reputation in the Volvo Ocean Race after being called up for the fourth leg by MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP). The team has also announced that […]

Volvo Ocean Race – Leg3

ALICANTE, Spain, January 19 – Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) tightened their stranglehold on Leg 3 as they began their navigation through the treacherous Malacca Strait on Monday with a historic Volvo Ocean Race breakthrough for China tantalisingly within sight. None of the three Chinese teams to enter the race […]

Team Vestas Wind crew were rescued – Volvo Ocean Race

November 30, 2014 Official Press Information Team Vestas Wind crew safe after rescue ALICANTE, Spain, November 30 – Team Vestas Wind crew were rescued in the small hours of Sunday morning after the Danish team’s Volvo Ocean Race boat was grounded on a reef in the Indian Ocean, forcing them […]

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 […]

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 […]