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The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell reviews Leg 2, Week 4 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 10:38 PM Thu 18 Dec 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Today, he reviews the fourth week of action in Leg 2. He writes: Leg 2 is finished, but the overall race has never looked more open. After almost 12,000 miles of ocean racing, we have a three-way tie for the overall lead. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Chris Nicholson Interview - Part 3 - On the Atoll By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 6:59 PM Thu 18 Dec 2014
Final part of a three part, 80 minute, interview with Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson on the wrecking of the Volvo Ocean Race yacht on an idyllic atoll in the South Indian Ocean during the night of November 29. In this part, Nicholson tell what happened once the crew stepped aboard the local coastguard boat just after dawn, and subsequent trips back to the wreck. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Chris Nicholson Interview - Part 2 - On the Rocks By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ , 2:46 PM Wed 17 Dec 2014
Part 2 of three part, 80 minute, interview with Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson on the wrecking of the Volvo Ocean Race yacht on an idyllic atoll in the South Indian Ocean during the night of November 29. In this part, Nicholson covers what happened from the time the Volvo65 hit the reef on the SE corner of the Cargados Carajos Shoals. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race sets up independent inquiry into Vestas Wind disaster By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:40 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014
Volvo Ocean Race have announced from their headquarters in Alicante, Spain that an independent report has been commissioned into the grounding of Team Vestas Wind’s boat on a reef in the Indian Ocean. The report will be released during the Auckland stopover. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel: sweet victory By Team Brunel, , 2:00 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014
The French sailor scratches his newly shaved skin. He tentatively reaches towards a plate of fried chicken pieces. Still not sure. He rubs his chin again. He hesitates. Laurent briefly runs his eye over the other plates, but finally he can no longer resist the crispy fried chicken pieces. 'This is what I’ve been waiting for,' says the cheerful Frenchman. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Chris Nicholson on the Team Vestas Wind disaster - 1 By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ , 5:22 PM Tue 16 Dec 2014
Part 1 of three part interview with Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson on the wrecking of the Volvo Ocean Race yacht on an idyllic atoll in the South Indian Ocean during the night of November 29. In this part, Nicholson discusses the factors leading up to hitting the reef, interspersed with other research information, charts, video and images. Parts 2 and 3 will follow on consecutive days. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng Race Team - Leg Two review By Ed Gorman, , 3:42 AM Mon 15 Dec 2014
In this case it was the 5,220-nautical mile stage from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi – the second stage of this year’s Volvo – that took the crew on the China-sponsored entry Dongfeng Race Team just under 24 days to complete. But the striking thing about the men on board Dongfeng is that all of them were finding it very hard to think of anything except the final few hours. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng score another excellent result By Dongfeng Race Team, , 4:23 PM Sun 14 Dec 2014
A hectic, stressful and closer-than-close finish to leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the determined men of Dongfeng battled their way to the Abu Dhabi finish line in second place at 08:41:40 UTC time just 16 minutes and 20 seconds behind their Dutch rivals Team Brunel. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel (NED) wins Leg 2 By Marie Laurens, , 1:18 PM Sun 14 Dec 2014
Bouwe Bekking (NED) and Team Brunel found a very timely change of gear to sweep past Dongfeng Race Team and edge to a 16-minute victory in an incident-packed Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 2 finish - Team Brunel wins from Dongfeng By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:19 PM Sat 13 Dec 2014
Watch the finish of Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Abu Dhabi - LIVE! Team Brunel has taken the Leg from Dongfeng. Click on the viewer here and see how the final miles unfold - with three boats in contention for the Leg win - Dongfeng Race Team (China) Abhu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team Brunel (Netherlands). ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two - Final fight to the finish + Video By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:37 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: The final pages of the Leg Two epic to Abu Dhabi will be played out in the next 24 hours. The leading trio of Team Brunel, Dongfeng and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing have been close sparring partners since crossing the Equator on day 16. On day 18 Dongfeng were just 2.1nm behind the leader Team Brunel and not much has changed since. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Three way alley-brawl on final day of Leg 2 By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:01 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014
Less than a day remains on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, with the leading three boats looking set to make a serious race of it right to the finish line in Abu Dhabi. According to the latest projects from the routing function of Predictwind the two leading boats, Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel will be a minute apart at the finish line. ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell reviews Leg 2, Week 3 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 9:18 AM Wed 10 Dec 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Today, he reviews the third week of action in Leg 2. 'There’s an old saying about the Volvo Ocean Race, which goes along the lines of ‘You don’t win this race, others lose it’. It’s never been truer than on this leg. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Life onboard - Leg 2, December 9 + Video By Sail-World, , 8:50 AM Wed 10 Dec 2014
The On Board Reporters on the six remaining boats in the Volvo Ocean Race report on Leg 2, December 9 - as they play follow the leader to the next waypoint before taking the more complicated course to the finish in Abu Dhabi: 'How many Legs have I won in the Volvo Ocean Race? I would say about eight? I’m not sure. I’d have to count again. But not enough however!' says Bouwe Bekking laughing ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Three boats in a tight race to Abu Dhabi finish By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:23 AM Wed 10 Dec 2014
Team Brunel are just ahead in the race to win Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race and join Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing at the top of the leaderboard – but the sprint into Abu Dhabi still looks too close to call for sure. Bouwe Bekking’s (NED) Dutch boat was leading Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) by a mere 12 nautical miles (nm) at 0940 UTC on Tuesday with Ian Walker’s Azzam boat just 27nm fu ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team: So near and yet so far By Dongfeng Race Team, , 2:51 AM Wed 10 Dec 2014
As the sailors of the Volvo Ocean Race enter their 21st day at sea, frustration is etched upon the faces of the Dongfeng crew as they slowly lose sight of their close competitors Team Brunel. The Dutch and the Chinese have been in-sight of one-another for 18 days now, a rare thing in round the world offshore racing. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two – Pole position Team Brunel By Team Brunel, , 6:25 PM Tue 9 Dec 2014
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two: Our distance from the Chinese boat has been the subject of various bets for a few days now. It began with someone saying 'I’ll bet a roll of biscuits that we extend our lead by more than half a mile in the next two hours'. After that, the liquorice, Fruitellas and the chocolate mousse were also sacrificed and vanished from the snack box.' ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two – Pole position Team Brunel By Team Brunel, , 6:25 PM Tue 9 Dec 2014
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg Two: Our distance from the Chinese boat has been the subject of various bets for a few days now. It began with someone saying 'I’ll bet a roll of biscuits that we extend our lead by more than half a mile in the next two hours'. After that, the liquorice, Fruitellas and the chocolate mousse were also sacrificed and vanished from the snack box.' ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: 'I saw jagged rocks and breaking waves' - Nicholson By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:07 PM Mon 8 Dec 2014
The Team Vestas Wind crew and Volvo Ocean Race management have just completed a media conference call in Abu Dhabi. Skipper Chris Nicholson opened by outlining what happened in the 48 hour period prior to the grounding off Team Vestas Wind's on the Cargados Carajos Shoals, some 200 miles north-east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Now includes video of the media conference. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Three way Match race/Drag race to the finish By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:43 AM Sun 7 Dec 2014
The three leading boats on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race look set to be locked into a match race to the finish in Abu Dhabi. To compound the stress levels around the navigation station there don't seem to be too many strategic options, other than to sail a direct course to the Straits of Hormuz, and then run the race from there. ...[more]


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