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PUMA reach Cape Town after epic journey Tuesday night (+Video Update)

PUMA Ocean Racing's Mar Mostro on the deck of container ship Team Bremen in Cape Town - IAN ROMAN / Volvo Ocean Race

It was not the way Ken Read had imagined stepping off PUMA’s Mar Mostro and on to shore at Cape Town but after 31 days away the American could still savour a heartfelt moment with wife Kathy before putting the next phase of the recovery plan into place. PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, who […]

PUMA reach Cape Town after epic journey Tuesday night (+Video Update) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3266

December 7th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Inmarsat MCM award for CAMPER, PUMA and Groupama

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Three Media Crew Members have been short-listed for the first Inmarsat MCM Award of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 following the dramatic first leg from Alicante to Cape Town. Yann Riou of Groupama, CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand’s Hamish Hooper and PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG’s Amory Ross were selected by Inmarsat and […]

Inmarsat MCM award for CAMPER, PUMA and Groupama http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3255

December 5th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Cape Town triumph in Academy Team Racing

Volvo Ocean Race Academy sailing in Cape Town, South Africa. - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

The weather did not play along, but the second round of Academy Team Racing proved a great learning experience for the young sailors gathered in Cape Town. A total of 32 children from Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town came to the V&A Waterfront to take part in the Academy Team Racing over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. […]

Cape Town triumph in Academy Team Racing http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3246

December 4th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA bound for Cape Town (+Video)

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The crew of PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG must have breathed a collective sigh of relief after the tricky rescue mission to retrieve them and their boat from Tristan da Cunha went without a hitch. Their cargo ship Team Bremen plucked Mar Mostro from the waters off the island yesterday and the PUMA team […]

PUMA bound for Cape Town (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3229

December 3rd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Sanya: Boatbuild team cut away the damaged section (Pictures +Video)

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Although only unloaded from a cargo ship just two days ago, amazingly Team Sanya’s badly holed Volvo Open 70 is today a complete boat once more. Although far from ready to sail again, the team have made remarkable progress in such a short time and are still confident of having the boat fully ready to […]

Sanya: Boatbuild team cut away the damaged section (Pictures +Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3221

December 3rd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

PUMA prepare for risky rescue mission

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PUMA Ocean Racing are pinning their hopes on today’s planned rescue mission to retrieve the boat and crew from the remote island of Tristan da Cunha going without a hitch. Skipper Ken Read says the tricky operation to hoist the team’s dismasted Volvo Open 70 on to a cargo ship scheduled to arrive from Cape […]

PUMA prepare for risky rescue mission http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3218

December 2nd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Record-breaking audience for Volvo Ocean Race

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

The thrills and spills of the opening of the world’s longest and toughest professional sporting event attracted a record-breaking global audience. Between the opening of the Alicante Race Village (October 14) and the start of Leg 1 (November 5), the Volvo Ocean Race reached a cumulative online audience of four billion according to third party […]

Record-breaking audience for Volvo Ocean Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3208

December 1st, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Sponsoring,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Deadlines for Abu Dhabi and Sanya: 7 days

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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team Sanya have set themselves seven-day deadlines to get their boats ready to sail again once they arrive in Cape Town. Both teams, forced to retire from Leg 1 after suffering damage inside a brutal first 24 hours, expect the ships containing their prized Volvo Open 70s to arrive in […]

Deadlines for Abu Dhabi and Sanya: 7 days http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3199

November 30th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Groupama celebrate podium finish

Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race

Frustration gave way to elation for Groupama sailing team as they finally crossed the Leg 1 finish line in third position at Cape Town today, after 24 days at sea. Multihull champion Franck Cammas led Groupama sailing team, the first French team to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race in 17 years, to a podium […]

Groupama celebrate podium finish http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3196

November 29th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Hostile greeting awaits Groupama

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The worst is yet to come for the frustrated crew on board Groupama 4, as the windless ridge stretches further across their chosen route to the finish in Cape Town and the crew play games to keep themselves amused. While the sails flog in a confused breeze some 250 nautical miles from the finish, the […]

Hostile greeting awaits Groupama http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3191

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Tristan da Cunha: PUMA play Volcano Golf with Cows (+Video)

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PUMA’s white knight, the cargo ship TEAM BREMEN, is on its way to rescue the stranded sailors and their broken yacht from the world’s most remote inhabited settlement at Tristan da Cunha. The freighter departed Cape Town at just after 0200 UTC and is expected to complete the 1,500 nautical mile voyage to the volcanic […]

Tristan da Cunha: PUMA play Volcano Golf with Cows (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3187

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Crowds enjoy Race Village party

Crowds gather for evening entertainment in the Volvo Ocean Race Cape Town race village. - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Crowds packed the Amphitheatre at the V&A Waterfront for the Cape Town Race Village official opening party on Sunday. Two days after the opening of the Race Village, and on the day CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand became the second team to complete Leg 1, the Cape Town crowd were eager to party. The […]

Crowds enjoy Race Village party http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3185

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Killer Whale vs Scuba Diver (Volvo Ocean Race)

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Groupama bear down on Cape Town while CAMPER encounter a killer whale and throw a man overboard before arriving in Cape Town to take 2nd place in Leg 1. (total 01:43min | streamed from volvooceanrace channel) Seeing a large black fin just below the surface and hearing the word “killer” just moments before you are […]

Killer Whale vs Scuba Diver (Volvo Ocean Race) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3183

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Playing Golf better than Sailing? Mail from Ken Read

The men of "Mar Mostro" sporting mustaches for "MoVember," in support of Prostate Cancer research. PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG is dismasted in the South Atlantic Ocean during leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa. - Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race

Tristan da Cunha may be the world’s most remote inhabited island, but there will be no time for boredom for the 11 PUMA crewmen calling it their temporary home. Boat chores, beers at the pub, a mountain climb, sight seeing and a round of golf are all on the cards. Anything to keep the team’s […]

Playing Golf better than Sailing? Mail from Ken Read http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3167

November 27th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Second place leaves Nicholson wanting more (+ Video UPDATE)

IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Despite having taken second place on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa CAMPER skipper Nicholson declared himself far from satisfied with the result. CAMPER completed the 6,500 nautical mile passage at 10:48:04 UTC on today in an elapsed time of 21 days 21 hours 48 […]

Second place leaves Nicholson wanting more (+ Video UPDATE) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3164

November 27th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

A Spanish Triumph: VIDEO of Telefonica approaching in Cape Town

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Finally Volvo Ocean Race released a Youtube video from the approach of the Team Telefonica in Cape Town, as the lifestream wasn´t working. It was worse than the lifestream departure in Alicante. We all hope that they fix this problem soon by changing technical details or/and staff structures! Here we go with the clip, enjoy: […]

A Spanish Triumph: VIDEO of Telefonica approaching in Cape Town http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3162

November 27th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Mar Mostro Has Landed

Photo Credit: Dolph Kessler / PUMA

Today we get off the boat. It may seem like a minor step towards our return to Cape Town, but it has taken an incredible effort for us just to get this far. Tristan da Cunha will offer some much needed rest, refuge, and recovery, and we’re all looking forward to being distracted for a […]

Mar Mostro Has Landed http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3160

November 27th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Telefónica: victory is the stuff of dreams

Team Telefonica crew celebrating the first place victory on leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa. - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Team Telefónica skipper Iker Martínez said his team’s Leg 1 victory was a dream come true just moments after they sailed across the finish line at Cape Town, South Africa. “The feeling is fantastic,” Martínez said from the dockside. “It’s something that you only dream of. We’ve seen what can happen and we have achieved […]

Telefónica: victory is the stuff of dreams http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3157

November 26th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Telefónica celebrating Leg 1 victory (+Video Update)

Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain finishes first on leg 1 - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

Skipper Iker Marínez and his 10 champion crewmen arrived in roaring conditions in Table Bay, sailing with a reefed mainsail in a confused sea with more than 40 knots of gusting wind. The Spanish team crossed the finish line at 1814:25 UTC after 21 days, five hours and 14 minutes at sea completing the gruelling […]

Telefónica celebrating Leg 1 victory (+Video Update) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3151

November 26th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Victory imminent for Team Telefónica (+Video)

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Team Telefónica are on the verge of victory as they close in on the Cape Town finish line. The city’s iconic Table Mountain will soon be in view as the crew ticked off the final 60 miles to the finish of Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race. The team, led by Spain’s Olympic gold […]

Victory imminent for Team Telefónica (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3148

November 26th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

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