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Visiting Utopia

Recently Kate and I had a meeting about our finances and cruising budget. The atmosphere in the room was tense, almost as we were on the board of a financial firm who is deciding about their future in a shifting market. 679 more words


Out of Africa

I’ve left Cape Town.

I wish I could have stayed. I’d swim some more in the cold, cold ocean, eating biltong and listening to the thousands accents of the Mother City. 346 more words

Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 2 for the Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE in Second Place

After only 24 hours since the beginning of second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE places second with the leader, Alvimedica, only three miles ahead. 122 more words


MAPFRE Participates in the Volvo Ocean Race

Known as the most difficult regatta in history, the Volvo Ocean Race is, altogether, a technological, human and logistical challenge that takes its participants around the world for more than 48,000 nautical miles, in the most extreme and unpredictable of weather conditions. 67 more words


Once in a lifetime opportunity for RHS pupils at the Volvo Ocean Race

Two recent leavers were given the once in a life-time opportunity to be involved in this year’s Volvo Ocean Race. As a result of a kind introduction by current parent, John Hawthorn of Central Oceans, Felicity Slatter and Freddie Chiddicks travelled to Alicante at the beginning of October as Race Academy Volunteers. 119 more words

School News

Premiere of Team SCA: No Ordinary Women

Tune in for the premiere of Team SCA: No Ordinary Women on Universal Sports Network on Monday, Nov. 17 at 8 PM ET.

The inspirational series… 38 more words

Action Sports

Top 10 Images from Leg 1

Water breaking over the hatch is unbelievably common and each wave has a personality. You’ll literally be down below and be able to tell what “type” of wave it is that is washing across the deck. 928 more words

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing