Sunday, June 24, 2018
Maritime News

China’s Dongfeng Race Team Clinches Volvo Ocean Race Victory

By Alexander Smith LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – China’s Dongfeng Race Team won the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday, the first victory for a team including women in the round-the-world...

June 24, 2018
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Sunday, June 10, 2018
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Blog

What Can Merchant Mariners Learn From Volvo Ocean Race Sailors?

Last month gCaptain was invited by John Mangano, Key Account Manager – Coastal & Navy for International Paint, to Newport, Rhode Island to board the Volvo Ocean Race 65 boat and...

June 10, 2018
Total Views: 49

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Volvo Ocean Racer Martine Grael
Blog

AkzoNobel Sailor Charts New Waters For Women At Sea

By Tessa Walsh (Reuters) – Surviving the sometimes savage Southern Ocean brought Brazilian Olympic gold medal winner Martine Grael one leg closer to her ambition of becoming an all-round sailing great....

May 20, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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News

Volvo Ocean Race Sailor Lost at Sea After Falling Overboard in Southern Ocean

An experienced British sailor who fell overboard from a racing yacht in the remote Southern Ocean during a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race is now presumed to have been...

March 28, 2018
Total Views: 31

Thursday, January 25, 2018
News

Vestas Co-Skippers Release Statement on Fatal Crash During Volvo Ocean Race

The American co-skippers of the Vestas 11th Hour Racing team, Mark Towill and Charlie Enright, have released a statement regarding their boat’s fatal collision with a fishing vessel during a...

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, January 22, 2018
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News

Vestas Team Withdraws from Volvo Ocean Race Leg After Fatal Collision with Fishing Boat

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Vestas 11th Hour Racing withdrew from the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday after a fatal collision with a fishing boat on the...

January 22, 2018
Total Views: 44

Monday, March 30, 2015
News

Dongfeng Race Team Dismasted in the Southern Ocean

Dongfeng Race Team, one of six 65-foot racing yachts participating in the Volvo Ocean Race was dismasted early on Monday, March 30th. Race officials note that nobody has been injured...

March 30, 2015
Total Views: 1

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Maritime News

Cape Horn, Bergs and a Storm Await Battered Volvo Ocean Race Fleet

Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days.

March 28, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015
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News

Team Vestas Wind Makes Progress as Hull Form Comes Together

In January, the entire stern of Team Vestas Wind was in tatters or missing entirely after the boat ran up on a reef in the Indian Ocean. Today, Neil Cox,...

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 8

Monday, January 26, 2015
Team Vestas Wind
Multimedia

Maersk Stockholm Arrives in Genoa with Wrecked Hull of Team Vestas Wind

Not sure if all the king’s horses and all the king’s men can put Team Vestas Wind back together again… but we hope they do. The hull arrived this morning...

January 26, 2015
Total Views: 5

Saturday, January 17, 2015
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News

Malacca Strait Hazards Spell Danger for Volvo Ocean Race Fleet

Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet enters one of the most hazardous phases of the nine-month, round-the-world event in the next 24 hours when it will reach the Malacca Strait on the third leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya, China.

January 17, 2015
Total Views: 4

Saturday, January 10, 2015
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Maritime News

Dongfeng Race Team Edges Closer to Home Port Victory in Volvo Ocean Race

Dongfeng Race Team edged closer to a first for China in the 41-year-old Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday as they clung on to a paper-thin advantage in the third leg towards their home port of Sanya.

January 10, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 22, 2014
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Interesting

Maersk Containership Recovers Team Vestas Wind From Indian Ocean Reef

Team Vestas Wind’s Volvo 65 is in one piece, sitting on the deck of a Maersk container ship today yet badly damaged and missing a few appendages after running hard up...

December 22, 2014
Total Views: 26

Friday, December 19, 2014
Maritime News

Video: Team Vestas Wind Skipper Chris Nicholson’s In-Depth Discussion on Indian Ocean Grounding

During a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race late last month, Team Vestas Wind’s 65-foot racing yacht hit a charted reef north of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean while doing...

December 19, 2014
Total Views: 15

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Maritime News

Team Vestas Wind Grounding: Skipper’s Comments Draw Criticism

Some comments made by the Australian skipper of Team Vestas Wind over the grounding which led to the loss of the team's 65-foot racing yacht during a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race are drawing some criticism online.

December 6, 2014
Total Views: 28

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Interesting

Watch Nightmare Unfold Onboard Team Vestas While Hitting Reef at 19 Knots

An amazing video from Sailing World shows the moment the Team Vestas Wind crashed their 65-foot racing yacht into a reef in the middle of the Indian Ocean during the Volvo Ocean Race.

December 4, 2014
Total Views: 96

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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Multimedia

Shipwrecked on a Ridiculously Remote Island Surrounded by Shark-Infested Waters

“I don’t think people can totally appreciate how remote this place is,” commented Team Vestas’ shore manager Neil Cox.   Nine of his teammates are marooned on a remote island...

December 2, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, December 1, 2014
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Multimedia

Team Vestas Wind’s VOR 65 On the Bricks [PHOTO]

The first aerial photo of Team Vestas Wind, a 65-foot sailboat racing in the Volvo Ocean Race which ran aground this weekend on Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius, in the Indian...

December 1, 2014
Total Views: 9

Sunday, November 30, 2014
team vestas wind
Incidents

Marooned in the Indian Ocean, Skipper of Team Vestas Wind Describes Situation

In a phone call with Mark Covell at Volvo Ocean Race control, Team Vestas Wind skipper Chris Nicholson says one of the worst nights he has ever experienced was followed...

November 30, 2014
Total Views: 4

Saturday, November 29, 2014
team vestas wind
Interesting

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind Abandoned on Reef After Grounding

Update: Team Vestas Wind’s VOR 65 Aground [PHOTO] UPDATE: 0300 UTC 30 Nov Volvo Ocean Race Control has had it confirmed that the Team Vestas Wind crew has now been...

November 29, 2014
Total Views: 83