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Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:01 AM Thu 17 Apr 2014
The first team to officially qualify for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race is Dongfeng Race Team. Confirmation came direct from Jack Lloyd, Race Director of the Volvo Ocean Race that following the team’s recent 18 day training voyage, Dongfeng Race Team has met the official qualification requirements of sailing 2,000 nautical miles non-stop with 60% of the crew members for Leg 1 onboard. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: North Sails on outfitting the Volvo 65 By North Sails Media, , 10:22 PM Tue 15 Apr 2014
When it comes to the Volvo Ocean Race (or any ocean race for that matter), Bruno Dubois is North Sails' point man. His thousands of ocean miles and 25 years of sailmaking have something to do with it. A veteran of the Transat Jacques Vabre, Jules Verne and Whitbread Round the World Race, he is a Corel 45 world champion and Mini Transat winner. ...[more]


Na água! Barco do Team Alvimedica já está pronto para os treinos By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:18 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014
O barco Team Alvimedica foi lançado nesta sexta-feira em Southampton. O novo Volvo Ocean 65 passará agora por seis meses de intenso treinamento com a tripulação, que ainda não foi 100% definida. O sonho dos velejadores norte-americanos Mark Towill e Charlie Enright começa, aos poucos, a se tornar realidade. ...[more]


Team Alvimedica, listo para navegar tras botar su Volvo Ocean 65 By Volvo Ocean Race, , 12:42 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014
Team Alvimedica botó el viernes su nuevo barco Volvo Ocean 65 en la ciudad británica de Southampton y culminó así seis meses de pruebas de selección y de duro entrenamiento antes del comienzo de la regata en octubre en Alicante. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - It's a family Affair By Agathe Armand, , 12:37 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014
Their strong-minded looks match, they speak with a similar Swiss accent and sail the same pink boat. Justine and Elodie-Jane share a family name, too. The Mettraux girls are about to do a Volvo Ocean Race with Team SCA. Meet the first sisters the race has ever seen. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: 1 ano para o Brasil sediar um dos maiores eventos By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:05 AM Sat 5 Apr 2014
A cidade de Itajaí segue rígido caderno de encargos semelhante ao da Copa do Mundo de Futebol para organizar a parada brasileira da Volta ao Mundo. A partir da primeira semana de abril de 2015, a capital mundial da vela será em Santa Catarina. ...[more]


Dongfeng VOR trainees take a licking and a wake-up call By Dongfeng Race Team, , 10:27 PM Fri 4 Apr 2014
Fear of the unknown is one thing and being scared of what you know is another! For Kit, Horace, Wolf and Liu Xue, Liu Ming and Yiran Zhang, the Chinese sailors on board ‘Dongfeng’, they have had their first real taste of what the Volvo Ocean Race can be like and it is scaring the hell out of them. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Mas de 200 representantes reúnen en Alicante By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:05 PM Tue 1 Apr 2014
Más de 200 representantes de equipos y puertos se reúnen en Alicante a seis meses de la salida de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng changes course from Auckland to Hong Kong By Sail-World, , 6:05 AM Tue 1 Apr 2014
There has been a change of course for Charles Caudrelier and his crew on board the Volvo Ocean 65 Dongfeng, now heading for Hong Kong as forecasted weather scuppers plan to complete training leg to Auckland, New Zealand in time. ...[more]


Ex-Brasil 1, Chuny Bermúdez é do Abu Dhabi By Volvo Ocean Race, , 6:12 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014
O navegador espanhol Roberto 'Chuny' Bermúdez, ex-companheiro de Torben Grael no Brasil 1, confirma participação em mais uma Volvo Ocean Race, agora a bordo do Abu Dhabi. O velejador galego tem experiência de sobra para ajudar Ian Walker e sua tripulação a buscar o título da edição 2014-15. ...[more]


Chuny será el regatista español más veterano de la Volvo Ocean Race By Volvo Ocean Race, Cascais, Portugal , 1:47 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014
El regatista gallego Roberto Bermúdez de Castro, Chuny, hará su sexta vuelta al mundo a vela a bordo del Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing y se convertirá en el español que más veces ha competido en la prueba deportiva más dura y más larga que existe. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race – Legendary Spanish sailor completes Abu Dhabi crew By Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, , 8:13 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014
Abu Dhabi's contesting squad for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, has completed its eight-man crew line-up with the signing of Spain’s Roberto ‘Chuny’ Bermúdez de Castro Muñoz. A Volvo Ocean Race veteran,44-year-old ‘Chuny’ has now joined the team at its Portuguese training base in Cascais. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team depart China for New Zealand By Dongfeng Race Team, , 11:12 PM Sat 22 Mar 2014
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Charles Caudrelier led his team out of Serenity Marina, Sanya, China today as ‘Dongfeng’ set sail for Auckland, New Zealand. This journey, officially described as a Training Leg, will allow Charles to analyse and test the six Chinese Race Squad sailors onboard – a key initiative to help Charles choose the final race crew for the Volvo Ocean Race. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Auckland stop for VO65 Dongfeng in April By Auckland Volvo OR Media, , 4:30 AM Thu 20 Mar 2014
.Kiwis get the chance to see the new one-design boat which will be used by all teams in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 when Dongfeng Race Team sail into Auckland next month. Dongfeng Race Team are sailing a training leg from the team base in Sanya to Auckland in a trial run of what will be the challenging Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race next year. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Dee Caffari recruited to Team SCA By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:08 AM Tue 18 Mar 2014
For their Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 challenge, Team SCA has recruited sailor Dee Caffari who has made a career of setting new standards in female offshore sailing. The 41-year-old from Watford, England, has been named alongside Sara Hastreiter (USA) and Elodie-Jane Mettraux (SUI). ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi on debut in England By Abu Dhabi Media, , 8:18 PM Tue 11 Mar 2014
Azzam, the new 65-foot carbon racing yacht in which Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) will contest the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, has sailed for the first time with the crew, led by British double Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker, conducting sea trials along the English south coast. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Will a Volvo 65 beat the 24 hour monohull record? By Agathe Armand, Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:47 PM Tue 11 Mar 2014
The Volvo Ocean 65 is a brand new boat, a one-design class specially built for the next two editions of the race. We did lots of calculations and ran velocity prediction programmes but who knew how fast that boat was really going to be? We wondered – you wondered. Not any more: Team Brunel has just sailed 540 miles in 24 hours between the UK and the Canary Islands last week. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Azzam hits the water to start epic adventure By Salah Balkis, , 1:16 AM Tue 11 Mar 2014
Azzam, the new 65-foot carbon racing yacht in which Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) will contest the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, has sailed for the first time with the crew, led by British double Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker, conducting sea trials along the English south coast. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel sailing and training in Lanzarote. By Sander van der Borsch, , 9:43 PM Thu 6 Mar 2014
Top international photographer Sander van der Borsch provided this gallery of images of Volvo Ocean Race entrant, Team Brunel sailing and training in Lanzarote. He reports that everything is going according to the planning and the team already has done some really nice sailing, ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2015-15 - Not just a coat of paint By Agathe Armand, , 2:03 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014
So we’ve talked lots about naval architecture and technical specifications over the past few months. But what you first notice about our Volvo Ocean 65 fleet are the designs on the hulls and sails, right? All boats look different and they all represent something different, too. ...[more]


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