Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18: Episode 1:
The Volvo Ocean Race, now in it’s 13th edition, is back. This is the first episode of a weekly summary that will continue throughout the race.
In this week’s race summary:
– An introduction to the Volvo Ocean Race
– A look back to the origins of the race in 1973
– Opening of the Volvo Ocean Race village in Alicante
– MAPFRE win the In-Port Race race
– An overview of the route of Leg 1 Alicante to Lisbon
Racing the one design Volvo Ocean 65, the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race begins in Alicante, Spain on October 22 2017 with the final finish in The Hague, Netherlands on June 30 2018. In total, the 11-leg race will visit 12…
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Clipper Race: Still up for grabs:
(October 17, 2017; Day 13) – With less than two days before the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is scheduled to start descending upon the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, light wind conditions are bringing last minute frustrations for the majority of the fleet, with leader board positions still very much up for grabs. Full report.
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