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Volvo Ocean race – Leg 6

They all arrived in Auckland today. The top 5 within minutes of each other. A couple of days ago we have big distances between some of the boats. 7 more words


Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 6

Tomorrow will see the start of Leg 6 between Hong Kong and Auckland. A gruelling 6.000 miles and by the look of the winds as of today it will be quite challenging with a lot of tactical choices to be made. 28 more words


Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4

Congratulations to team Scallywag for winning this leg from Melbourne to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the general quarter for the team so it must be very pleasing for them. 40 more words


Volvo Ocean Race Boat Collision With Fishing Boat 30 Miles from Hong Kong

This is going to be a mess. Volvo Ocean Race Yacht Involved in Fatal Accident Near Hong Kong – The New York Times

A sailboat competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, a marquee around-the-world sailing competition, collided with a Chinese fishing vessel near Hong Kong early Saturday, killing one of the Chinese boat’s crew members, race organizers and Chinese state media said.

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The race is back on

After 12 days on this leg to Hong Kong, we have a new leader overnight and namely Scallywag and this despite the fact they had a man overboard and the resulting… 12 more words


I love the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race in on again.  The 7 boats are currently on their fourth leg having left Melbourne, Australia on January 2nd for Hong Kong. 272 more words

Volvo Ocean Race