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PUMA win In-Port Series (+Video)

PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

A PUMA team decked out in Irish rugby shirts rounded off the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 in style on Saturday, securing victory in the in-shore series with a win on the waters of Galway watched by tens of thousands of race-mad fans. Ken Read’s team scored a commanding first place in the Discover Ireland In-Port […]

PUMA win In-Port Series (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4367

July 7th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Final contest of the Volvo Ocean Race

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand lead the fleet, with spinnakers flying, in the Bretagne In-Port Race, in Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Four teams will go into the final contest of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 with a shot of winning the in-port series — but all six teams will be looking to go out with a bang when the last battle commences on Saturday. The Discover Ireland In-Port Race marks the end of the current edition […]

Final contest of the Volvo Ocean Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4360

July 7th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Aerials from Newport

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A gallery of aerials from ACEA photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget. The 34th America´s Cup consists of three main stages – the America´s Cup World Series, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the America´s Cup Finals. America´s Cup World Series Each AC World Series regatta will be a combination of practice and championship racing, with additional practice sailing […]

Aerials from Newport http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4348

July 1st, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Teams prepare for the Bretagne In-Port Race

PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Tension is mounting in Lorient as the six teams prepare to face off in the first of the race’s final three scoring opportunities, the Bretagne In-Port Race. Overall race leaders Groupama sailing team take a 23 point margin and home town advantage into today’s 60 minute inshore race but are nevertheless keen to secure maximum […]

Teams prepare for the Bretagne In-Port Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4339

July 1st, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Lorient 11 days stopover

@volvooceanrace

  Lorient Race Weekend – Friday June 29, 1200 local (1000 UTC) Pro-Am Race – Saturday June 30, 1302 local (1102 UTC) In-Port Race – Sunday July 1, 1302 local (1102 UTC) – Leg 9 start to Galway Key dates – Saturday June 16 – Race Village officially opens – Sunday June 17 – July […]

Lorient 11 days stopover http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4288

June 16th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race – Lorient, France (+Video)

Yvan Zedda


There’s no better way to follow the race than to get up close and personal at the race villages. Get amongst the action of the world’s toughest sailing race and check out 10 amazing countries as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet sails into 10 host ports around the world in 2011-12. The race began in […]

Volvo Ocean Race – Lorient, France (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4244

June 12th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Groupama winning the Oeiras In-Port Race (+Video)

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Groupama sailing team are preparing to fight tooth and nail to defend their overall race lead in the closest ever Volvo Ocean Race when the six teams set sail on the Leg 8 race to their homeport Lorient, France. Since knocking Team Telefónica from the top of the leaderboard during Leg 7, the French team […]

Groupama winning the Oeiras In-Port Race (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4230

June 10th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Oeiras In-Port Race weekend in Lisbon (+Video)

PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

A four-way scrap for overall honours and a three-way tie in the inshore series are set to light up Saturday’s Oeiras In-Port Race in Lisbon, starting 1300 local, 1200 UTC, 24 hours before the teams set out on the penultimate offshore leg to Lorient. The top four teams overall are separated by just 21 points […]

Oeiras In-Port Race weekend in Lisbon (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4225

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Quotes of the teams: how are the boats

PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

With the six Volvo Open 70s due to hit the water on Tuesday, we catch up with the shore teams to talk running repairs, what’s going on beneath the waterline and how they’re approaching the remainder of the race. Kimo Worthington, general manager, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG: “What we’re doing right now is […]

Quotes of the teams: how are the boats http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4212

June 6th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

HISTORIC DAY OF RACING IN VENICE – LOCAL HEROES LEAD

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The America’s Cup World Series fleet raced on the Grand Canal of Venice Friday, the historic waters becoming a proving ground for some of the best sailors in the world. Each of the two Luna Rossa crews rose to the occasion, recording a race win, pleasing the local spectators who were out in force both […]

HISTORIC DAY OF RACING IN VENICE – LOCAL HEROES LEAD http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4159

May 18th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

About Itajaí as a new direction

Joao R Scharf

After five visits to Rio de Janeiro it’s time to branch out – and this port at the mouth of the Itajaí River is certainly a new direction. Itajaí has always been a strategic stop. During the colonisation of Brazil, the region was a waypoint to Rio da Prata and therefore important to the Spanish. […]

About Itajaí as a new direction http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3917

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Sanya enjoys dream Auckland departure

Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand at the start of leg 5 - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Auckland skipper Mike Sanderson enjoyed a dream start to Leg 5 as his Team Sanya led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet over the line and around the inshore course on his home waters. Sanya smoked their five rivals off the start line, enjoying better breeze in a commanding position to round the first mark ahead […]

Sanya enjoys dream Auckland departure http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3882

March 18th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Local heroes CAMPER storm to first in-port victory (+Video)

Daryl Wislang at the bow during the In Port Race in Auckland - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Local heroes CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand clinched a dream victory on Saturday, winning the Auckland In-Port Race in front of tens of thousands of ecstatic fans to reinvigorate their Volvo Ocean Race campaign. CAMPER, the Spanish sponsored team who count Auckland as one of their two homeports, earned the advantage with a tack […]

Local heroes CAMPER storm to first in-port victory (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3876

March 17th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Auckland: hundreds of spectator boats are expected

Mike Pammenter up the rig of CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand in the Pro-Am Race in Auckland - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

The teams face their biggest inshore challenge on Saturday when a huge spectator fleet will cram into the harbour to see if home heroes CAMPER can gain a longed-for victory in the Auckland In-Port Race (1400 local time, 0100 UTC). Hundreds of spectator boats are expected, while thousands of fans will watch from the Race […]

Auckland: hundreds of spectator boats are expected http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3874

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Where to watch in Auckland

The fleet of Volvo Open 70's compete in the Pro-Am Race in Auckland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Auckland’s harbour is set to provide a natural arena for Saturday’s In-Port Race battle and Sunday’s leg start – and here’s our guide to the best places to watch the action unfold. The start line of the 60-minute race will be off the Yacht Squadron just to the west of the Race Village and will […]

Where to watch in Auckland http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3872

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Fleet crawls out of windless Sanya

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Overall leaders Team Telefónica slowly led the fleet out of Sanya on the Leg 4 pursuit race to Auckland early on Monday and into what is expected to be hugely challenging conditions and testing tactical manoeuvres. Less than 24 hours after the six teams completed the 43-nautical mile Leg 4 Stage 1 coastal race and […]

Fleet crawls out of windless Sanya http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3758

February 20th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Telefónica to start Auckland sprint ahead after PUMA hit trouble

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Team Telefónica will enjoy a head start on their rivals in the race to Auckland after taking victory in the first stage of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Iker Martínez’s team continued their winning streak in Sanya with victory in a race full of surprises which saw both Groupama and Abu Dhabi claw […]

Telefónica to start Auckland sprint ahead after PUMA hit trouble http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3753

February 19th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Mail of Amory Ross from Puma during the Buddha Course

AMORY ROSS, Puma

Leg 4, Stage 1: “Buddha course” – an approximate 40 nautical mile round trip to the Buddha statue at the Sanya Nanshan Temple and back to the Sanya start line, including the scheduled in-port triangle off the start. No way to sugercoat it, this is a weird report to be writing. I could wait to […]

Mail of Amory Ross from Puma during the Buddha Course http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3750

February 19th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA gain early advantage in Leg 4 Stage 1 (+Video)

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG got an early jump on the fleet as they started the first stage of Leg 4 from Sanya in China to Auckland, New Zealand. Ken Read’s crew led their five rivals round a seven-mile inshore course in Sanya Bay before the fleet headed up the coast towards the Guanyin […]

PUMA gain early advantage in Leg 4 Stage 1 (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3747

February 19th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Telefónica seal victory in Sanya showdown

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Team Telefónica continued their domination of the Volvo Ocean Race today as they edged out a victory in the Sanya Haitang In-Port Race, narrowly beating PUMA Ocean Racing to claim a maximum six points. It was the second in-port victory in four races for Iker Martínez’s men, who have also won all three offshore legs. […]

Telefónica seal victory in Sanya showdown http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3744

February 18th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

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