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The Abu Dhabi Stopover – Volvo Ocean Race 2014

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Abu Dhabi is the host of the third 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race stopover from mid-December 2014 until January 3, 2015. The In-Port Race takes place on January 2, 2015, with the fleet departing for Sanya, China the following day. The stopover, which coincides with the New Year 2015 holiday, features a fan-friendly Destination Village activation […]

The Abu Dhabi Stopover – Volvo Ocean Race 2014 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/5003

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

WANTED: Onboard Reporter for the Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race launched the search for a team of Onboard Reporters capable of taking a unique media programme to the next level in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the toughest events in world sport and a human challenge like no other. The Race is now launching the search for a world class line-up of Onboard Reporters for the next edition of sailing’s premier offshore race, which will start in late 2014 and finish in mid-2015. . […]

WANTED: Onboard Reporter for the Volvo Ocean Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4655

January 13th, 2013 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Knut Frostad´s wish for 2013? Let’s dare to be radical!

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Volvo Ocean Race chief executive Knut Frostad has taken a frank look back at the last edition which finished in July and spoken candidly about his aims for 2013 and beyond in a special New Year’s Day interview. . Q: Looking back on the last race in 2011-12, what pleased you most about the 11th […]

Knut Frostad´s wish for 2013? Let’s dare to be radical! http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4653

January 4th, 2013 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

How it’s built – new high-performance VOR racing yachts (+Video)

The construction of the new Volvo Ocean Race one-design is underway in Italy and France. As promised, here’s a closer look at the progress being made in bringing this spectacular new high-performance racing yacht to life. After a word from project manager James Dadd in Alicante, our first stop is at Persico, where a five-axis […]

How it’s built – new high-performance VOR racing yachts (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4522

October 2nd, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA VIDEO highlights – from heartache to champions

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG suffered the heartbreak of a dismasting on Leg 1 yet they recovered to force their way back into the reckoning and ended up In-Port Race Series champions. Ken Read’s team found themselves battling for the golf course record at the world’s most remote human settlement after a dismasting on […]

PUMA VIDEO highlights – from heartache to champions http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4394

July 24th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Abu Dhabi highs and lows (Video)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing experienced highs and lows of emotion like no other team on the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Here, we recap their race in an unmissable video. Articles about the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Leg 1 | Leg 2 | Leg 3 | Leg 4 | Leg 5 | Leg 6 | Leg […]

Abu Dhabi highs and lows (Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4395

July 24th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

How the closest ever Volvo Ocean Race was won (+Video)

The 11th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race was tipped to be the closest ever, and it did not disappoint. To coincide with the Leg 9 documentary, we take a look back at all the action. For the first time in the race’s 39-year-history four boats were still in with a realistic chance of winning […]

How the closest ever Volvo Ocean Race was won (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4400

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

29-minutes VIDEO of the grand finale of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12

From the sheer excitement of the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race and CAMPER’s first offshore win, to the thrill of the Discover Ireland In-Port Race and the emotion of Groupama’s historic overall victory, you can relive all the action in Ireland in this highlights package. Just click on the video to watch the […]

29-minutes VIDEO of the grand finale of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4372

July 12th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden presented the trophy to Groupama

Olof Persson, CEO and President of Volvo Group and Stefan Jacoby, CEO and President of Volvo Car Corporation, Knut Frostad, CEO Volvo Ocean Race, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Jacqui Smith, Project Coordinator Keep the Oceans Clean!, Skeleton Sea artist Joao Parrinha, in the Volvo Ocean Race village in Galway, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden gave a royal seal of approval to the “great” Volvo Ocean Race of 2011-12 on Sunday following a memorable final day – and night – in Galway. The Prince, a keen and talented sailor in his own right, presented the coveted trophy to Groupama skipper Franck Cammas at the end-of-Race […]

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden presented the trophy to Groupama http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4362

July 9th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA win In-Port Series (+Video)

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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 »

President of Ireland: great connection with Galway and the sea (+Video)

President Michael D. Higgins, accompanied by his wife Sabina, welcomes the Volvo Ocean Race skippers, crews and their families to the Volvo Ocean Race village in Galway, Ireland. - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

A love affair with the sea is the secret behind the success of the second Galway stopover, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins said when he toured the Volvo Ocean Race village in his home city on Wednesday. From fishing to trade, sailing and leisure, the sea symbolised everything that had made Galway what it […]

President of Ireland: great connection with Galway and the sea (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4356

July 4th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Groupama complete victory after epic journey

Groupama Sailing Team, skipper Franck Cammas from France, celebrates winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after taking second place on leg 9, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Groupama crossed the finish line in the pitch black Galway night to settle the closest contest in the 39-year history and crown themselves Volvo Ocean Race champions 2011-12. While CAMPER were celebrating victory in the ninth and final leg, Groupama skipper Franck Cammas led his team home in second place to take an unassailable 24-point […]

Groupama complete victory after epic journey http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4354

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Goodby ceremony and quotes for Leg 9

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Crowds thronged the dock in the Lorient Race Village to bid farewell to the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they set out for the final offshore leg to Galway, after a vibrant stopover in France’s sailing capital. The sailing savvy local race fans cheered loudly as the six teams paraded down to their boats before […]

Goodby ceremony and quotes for Leg 9 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4341

July 1st, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Teams prepare for the Bretagne In-Port Race

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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 »

Prize giving ceremony in Lorient

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CAMPER’s Hamish Hooper scooped his third Inmarsat Media Crew Member Award, while Team Sanya were given the DHL Shore Crew Award and Brad Marsh was honoured with the Abu Dhabi Seamanship Award at the prize giving ceremony in Lorient. Hooper received the award for his outstanding overall multimedia output during a stormy Leg 8 and […]

Prize giving ceremony in Lorient http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4337

June 29th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Quotes from the Newport ‘Meet the Skippers’ event (+Video)

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With over 100 local junior sailors in the audience, ORACLE TEAM USA’s Jimmy Spithill and Emirates Team New Zealand’s Dean Barker both declared their intention to leave Newport with the inaugural AC World Series trophy in hand. And while Terry Hutchinson’s Artemis Racing still has a mathematical chance of playing the spoiler, most are looking […]

Quotes from the Newport ‘Meet the Skippers’ event (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4322

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Mike Sanderson took victory (Video)

Mike Sanderson took victory in one of the toughest challenges to date – crepe making! Crepe Wars Articles about the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Leg 1 | Leg 2 | Leg 3 | Leg 4 | Leg 5 | Leg 6 | Leg 7 | Leg 8 | Leg 9 The Resume of the race […]

Mike Sanderson took victory (Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4318

June 25th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Lorient loves Try Sailing

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Visitors to the Lorient Race Village have a chance to experience the sport of sailing for themselves thanks to two Try Sailing initiatives operating during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in the city. The Volvo Ocean Race Academy Try Sailing programme swung into operation this week with the first of a series of schools and […]

Lorient loves Try Sailing http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4315

June 25th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Quotes from the hard working shore crews in Lorient

The visitors taking pictures at the boats during the Lorient stop over Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

The teams’ shore crews have been working steadily since the boats arrived in Lorient after a turbulent leg from Lisbon, but today most could see a light at the end of the tunnel as the job lists were all but ticked off. PUMA shore crew manager Tim Hacket said his team had found just a […]

Quotes from the hard working shore crews in Lorient http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4317

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

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