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All about AIS - better or worse racing with it? Just different…

An interesting discussion kicked off by Sailing Anarchy, the crew on Dongfeng give their verdict in Sam’s blog below that I decided to republish here. It has without doubt changed the nature, along with One Design, of the Volvo Ocean Race. 903 more words

Dongfeng Race Team

Panasonic Toughbook's stand up to the challenge of the Volvo Ocean Race

During the Volvo Ocean Race, teams from a host of different countries are competing against each other in a yacht race across the globe. This year a total of seven teams are participating in the race, including 5 sailors from New Zealand and 8 from Australia. 231 more words

Press Releases

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 Update: Teams Approach Auckland Neck & Neck

With a little more than 1,300 nautical miles left until Auckland, the fleet is neck and neck, battling for a lead. Besides Team SCA, the rest of the pack is all within 6 nautical miles of each other as of today, February 23rd. 55 more words


Volvo Ocean Race- Photos

By Simone M. Scully

The fourth leg of the nine-month Volvo Ocean Race around the world set sail from China February 8 towards Auckland, New Zealand and the teams reached the midway point this week in the race.   330 more words


Get the skippers writing again…

No doubt that the presence of OBRs (Onboard Reporters) plus good (will soon but much better) Inmarsat data connections, have transformed how we can follow now what happens onboard the Volvo Ocean Race boats. 833 more words

Dongfeng Race Team

Leg 4 Volvo Ocean Race, what are we doing here?

Just like the previous 2 legs, leg 4 is the last of the ‘new territory’ routes of the Volvo Ocean Race – oceans, seas and passages that are pretty well unique to this marathon race (and even then only for 2 previous editions), routes that very few professional sailors have actually ever done. 596 more words

Dongfeng Race Team

Volvo Ocean Race Fleet Faces Rough Conditions Early On In Leg 4 To Auckland

Only two days into leg four and teams are already experiencing harsh sailing conditions. With such an unpleasant start and still more than 4,500 nautical miles left to go to Auckland, this leg could prove to be the most difficult yet. 12 more words