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Volvo Ocean Race: Reliability key to victory, says Camper skipper
By Volvo Ocean Race,
9:15 PM Tue 6 Dec 2011
The teams forced to retire from Leg 1 will come out fighting in Leg 2, according to Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Chris Nicholson, who sees reliability as a bigger factor than ever in the Volvo Ocean Race. 'Just like Formula One each generation is finding ways to go faster and faster and as you push the envelope more something has to give' ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper has a tough finish to Leg 2 + Audio and Video
By Thomas Pryor, Cape Town ,
6:59 AM Mon 28 Nov 2011
Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand has secured second place on Leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, the team arrived into Cape Town on Sunday lunchtime, crossing the finish line at 10:48:04 UTC (27.11.11).
Camper now hold 29 points on the scoreboard as they remain in second place overall two points from the lead. A solid performance in the Cape Town In Port race could mean the potenti ...
Volvo Ocean race: Camper - The final 24 hours + Video
By Lucy Harwood,
11:51 AM Sun 27 Nov 2011
Camper have under 300 miles remaining on Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
While second place looks more certain by the hour, the Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand crew will be pleased to hear the news that they posted the biggest distance of the leg so far in the 24 hours from 1755 UTC on Wednesday as they blasted east through the South Atlantic riding a cold front. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Fast and furious as Camper shows her true colours
By Thomas Pryor,
6:07 AM Sat 26 Nov 2011
Camper, crewed by Emirates Team NZ have been chewing up the miles on its way to Cape Town with the boat reaching speeds of between 25 - 30 knots and reducing the distance to the Leg One finish to 670 miles. Yesterday the boat travelled a staggering 551 miles in 24 hours, against a record of 597nm. Features video and also an audio interview with co-skipper Stu Bannatyne. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Fishing net gets between Camper and speed record
By Thomas Pryor,
6:41 AM Fri 25 Nov 2011
Camper - Emirates Team NZ report from the South Atlantic with only 1,000nm left to sail to the finish. At the current rate of progress that is just two days sailing! Here's the latest report, video and audio off the boat: At the 1340 UTC report CAMPER showed 550.05 nm of distance sailed in the last 24 hr period, averaging 22.95 kts boatspeed ...
Volvo Ocean race: Camper crew member suffers injury + Video
By Thomas Pryor,
10:38 AM Tue 22 Nov 2011
Camper's bowman Mike Pammenter has sustained injuries after being thrown into the boat’s shrouds while moving forward to do a sail change. Mike suffered a broken tooth, gash to the face and various bumps and bruises in the fall. He was stabilised immediately by onboard medic Tony Rae (Trae). Includes video of the operation on board Camper ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper belts out the miles in the South Atlantic
By Hamish Hooper,
8:45 AM Tue 22 Nov 2011
While a second boat has lost her mast in the Volvo Ocean Race, the crew of Camper, sailed by Emirates Team NZ continue to push on and chip away at the lead enjoyed by the Spanish entry Telefonica, as they head for the first stopover in South Africa.
Here Stu Bannatyne and Chris Nicholson talk about what lies ahead. ...
America's Cup World Series: Emirates Team NZ fights back for lead
By Warren Douglas, www.etnzblog.com ,
7:32 PM Mon 21 Nov 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand retains its overall lead in the America’s Cup World Series at the end of the San Diego regatta.
After three events, combined match and fleet racing points put the team one point ahead of Oracle 4. ...
Volvo Ocean Race:Camper makes small gains and preparing for big breeze
By Thomas Pryor, www.etnzblog.com ,
7:10 PM Mon 21 Nov 2011
On Day 16 of Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand has made further small gains and is preparing for the heavy weather associated with an imminent southerly front.
The cold front that Camper along with the rest of the fleet expects to pick up in the next few days should deliver robust sailing conditions with winds of more than 30 knots and boat speeds averaging 25 ...
Emirates Team NZ still leads America's Cup World Series pointscore
By Warren Douglas,
2:36 PM Sun 20 Nov 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand has retained its lead in the America’s Cup World Series match racing championship.
After three regattas, Dean Barker, Winston Macfarlane, James Dagg, Ray Davies and Glenn Ashby, with 27 points, have a one-point lead over Oracle 4 (James Spithill). ...