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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:38 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ... [more]


Australia Day in the Volvo Ocean Race,Festival of Sail, Miami and more By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 9:11 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australian Stacey Jackson was very excited about today. No, it’s not because it’s the final full day at sea for Team SCA on the long Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race Leg three. Nope, Stacey Jackson was very excited because it’s Australia Day. ... [more]


America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie after breakdown By James Quinn, , 8:12 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is considering backing Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup bid, in a move that would propel the fortunes of the Olympic gold medallist yet further. Sir Ben is believed to have asked the Virgin billionaire to consider backing the venture when he and his new wife, Georgie Thompson, spent time on Sir Richard’s Necker Island in January. ... [more]


Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, , 7:01 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
The final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Monsoon Cup Malaysia, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned. ... [more]


Barcelona World Race - A game of chase By Barcelona World Race, , 6:52 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
In the Barcelona World Race the two lead boats are preparing for a gruelling 3,500-mile game of chase across the Southern Ocean, until the next natural gateway of the course, Cape Leeuwin in south-west Australia. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race – Frostad says Caudrelier proving them wrong By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 3:30 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ... [more]


Australia Day at the Festival of Sails By Festival of Sails Media, , 3:27 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Festival of Sails in Geelong, an hour south west of Melbourne, on Australia Day, some wear funny hats, wave flags patriotically, paint their faces blue, red and white and enjoy the shoreside ambience. Others dress in matching battle gear and head out onto Corio Bay to await the race officer’s preparatory signal and start sequence. ... [more]


NSW 18ft Skiff Championship wide open By Frank Quealey, , 3:15 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
NSW 18ft Skiff Championship - The fourth different winner from four races sailed to date has the Championship wide open going into next Sunday’s last race of the series on Sydney Harbour. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Last day drag race to Sanya By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 12:58 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australia Day onboard Team SCA By Corinna Halloran, , 12:44 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Stacey Jackson is very excited about today. No, it’s not because today is the final full day at sea. And it’s not because we’ve finished our ‘Great Vietnamese Tack-Off.’ Nope, Stacey Jackson is very excited because it’s Australia Day. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Tense onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing By Matt Knighton, , 12:34 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Dongfeng Race Team pushing hard! By Jack Bouttell, , 12:29 PM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ... [more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Live video feed By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:58 AM Mon 26 Jan 2015 GMT
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ... [more]


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