Team Dongfeng Edge Ahead in the Straits of Malacca

Team Dongfeng are currently protecting a 106.3 nautical mile lead in the Volvo Ocean Race, sailing’s greatest round-the-world endurance event. Wedged in between the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the Malacca Straits combines the dual challenges of fickle winds and busy shipping lanes, meaning that all could change for the yachting teams … Read more Team Dongfeng Edge Ahead in the Straits of Malacca

Sailing Team Meet Desmond Tutu in South Africa During Round the World Race

Team Alvimedica took time out from their round-the-world sailing race to meet Archbishop Tutu at St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town. The sailors even received a special blessing from the Nobel Peace Prize winning human rights campaigner: “God bless you in your adventures around the world. May the wind be at your back, or from wherever you’d like the … Read more Sailing Team Meet Desmond Tutu in South Africa During Round the World Race

Brownlee Brothers to Attend Opening of Round-the-World Sailing Race

Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee will be welcomed on board the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing boat on Saturday as part of the opening events of the Volvo Ocean Race. An in-port race in Alicante at the weekend will kickstart the nine month sailing race, which is the longest sporting event in the world. The in-port races provide points … Read more Brownlee Brothers to Attend Opening of Round-the-World Sailing Race

Volvo Ocean Race Pit-Stop Set for The Hague, in The Netherlands

The Volvo Ocean Race will arrive at The Hague on Friday 19th June 2015, according to the organisers. The boats will enter the Dutch harbour after sailing from the French port of Lorient. The overnight pit stop will see the boats resume racing on the 20th with the same time gaps between them as when … Read more Volvo Ocean Race Pit-Stop Set for The Hague, in The Netherlands