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Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Azzam heads for Itajai By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:50 AM Mon 16 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, whilst the Camper crew are battling through the South Atlantic towards Itajai, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Azzam is also making her way - on a transport ship - towards southern Brazil while two members of her shore crew work flat out on repairs. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Camper contemplates perfect conditions + Video By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:35 AM Mon 16 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper are near 500 miles to the Leg 5 finish, media crew member Hamish Hooper contemplates perfect sailing conditions, the quick turnaround in Itajai, Brazil and what constitutes 'normality' for his team. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Camper feeling the wrath By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:05 AM Fri 13 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, after having made the choice to pass east of the Falkland Islands on their way to Itajaí, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand are today still feeling the wrath of a major low pressure system chasing them from the south. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Telefonica's complex comeback By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:05 AM Mon 9 Apr 2012
The Volvo Ocean Race crew aboard Telefonica have had a rough go in Leg 5. From a dreaded night time phone call to second place - involved two emergency repair jobs on board, inside info from an old family friend, an achingly slow journey by boat and great work from the shore crew. Here, Telefónica's technical director Horacio Carabelli explains how the pieces of a complex comeback came into place. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Cammas on the brighter side By Franck Cammas / Volvo Ocean Race, 5:46 AM Mon 9 Apr 2012
Volvo Ocean Race skipper Franck Cammas still doesn't know what caused Groupama's rig to fail and remains nervous about what could happen as they race towards the Itajaí finish line but with third place up for grabs and an offshore legend to build, the Frenchman can't help but look on the bright side. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Camper back at sea + Video By Sail-World, 5:19 AM Sun 8 Apr 2012
The Volvo Ocean Race crew of Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand are back at sea and in the chase for precious points after repairs to the boat’s bow were completed in Puerto Montt. The team left the Chilean port at 0600 GMT on Saturday (April 7) and are now making their way towards the point where they suspended racing five days ago, which is 160 nautical miles away. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 5 victory for Puma By Volvo Ocean Race, 7:16 AM Sat 7 Apr 2012
In Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Puma held firm in the face of a relentless attack from Telefónica to clinch an epic victory, crossing the finish line in Itajaí, Brazil with a winning margin of just 12 minutes after the Spanish team had threatened to complete one of the great sporting comebacks. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Telefonica pushes hard for the lead By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:24 AM Fri 6 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) have the bit between their teeth tonight after making more gains on leaders Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg (Ken Read/USA) and are pushing hard for the lead. 'We’re going for them,' said Telefónica’s helmsman Pablo Arrarte as the Spanish upped the pressure today on Puma. Not exactly music to the ears for Puma’s skipper Ken Read ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Images of Groupama dismasted By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, 8:47 AM Thu 5 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, the Groupama team suffered a dismasting while in the lead, racing in Leg 5 from Auckland to Itajaí, earlier today. This gallery of images shows some of the damage sustained in what has thus far been a drama filled leg. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race CEO concerned about serious damage to boats By Volvo Ocean Race, 8:26 AM Thu 5 Apr 2012
The Volvo Ocean Race's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Knut Frostad, issued a statement on Wednesday expressing his concern at the continuing instances of boats suffering serious damage in the 2011-12 edition. Frostad, who competed in the race four times himself, said it was not acceptable to have so many incidents of boats failing in a Volvo Ocean Race. ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Drama as Groupama dismasted By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:19 AM Thu 5 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Groupama’s dismasting while in the lead earlier today, leaves Puma with only Telefónica able to challenge them for the lead in the final stage of what has been a drama filled Leg 5 from Auckland to Itajaí. With 677 nautical miles (nm) to go to the finish line, Groupama (Franck Cammas/FRA) dismasted 60 nm south of Punta del Este ...
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Volvo Ocean Race - Puma takes narrow lead By Volvo Ocean Race, 6:29 AM Wed 4 Apr 2012
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg have closed down Groupama to take the lead at 1900 GMT tonight by 0.10 nautical miles (nm). Telefónica is back in contention for the lead, but a secure third place on the podium in Itajaí, even if Groupama posts another win, would be enough to keep the Spanish team at the head of the overall table, if only by five points. ...
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