New Dutch boat for Volvo Ocean Race:
Alicante, Spain (March 8, 2017) – Team AkzoNobel will compete in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race in a brand new boat. Team AkzoNobel, led by Dutch skipper Simeon Tienpont, will tackle sailing’s toughest team test in the new Volvo Ocean 65 currently being constructed at Persico Marine in Bergamo, Italy. The boat, scheduled for completion in May, is identical to the current one-design fleet of seven Volvo Ocean 65s which competed in the 2014-15 edition. Full report and video.
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Azzurra perfect at TP52 Miami Royal Cup:
Miami, FL (March 8, 2017) – Azzurra may have had to wait until the second day of the Miami Royal Cup, the second event of the 52 SUPER SERIES season, to score their first race wins of 2017, but two well-earned victories off Miami Beach today sees the Roemmers family team step eight points clear of Platoon at the top of the regatta standings. Full report.
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