Tag Archives : Volvo Ocean Race


My pride in my ‘ship wrecked’ crew – Team Vestas

Official Press Information Nicholson: My pride in my ‘ship wrecked’ crew ALICANTE, Spain, November 30 – Australian skipper, Chris Nicholson, spoke on Sunday night of his immense pride at the way his Team Vestas Wind crew came through the ordeal of being grounded and being forced to abandon their boat in complete darkness on a […]


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 to abandon it. All nine […]


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   Recently updated !

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 […]