Tag Archives: Round the world

Leg 7 – Arrivals

Arrival is imminent for the first two in the Volvo Ocean race. With just overs 7.770 sea miles behind them, only 1,2 mile separates them. Only 6 or 7 miles to go at the time of posting this. Gripping stuff.

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What a race

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. Different tactics obviously paid off.   … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. There was a lot of action during these 17/18 days … Continue reading

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Well done

What can one say. Brilliant round the world record. Welcome back in France Francois.    

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Bad news from the South Atlantic

Yves le Blevec capsized just after passing the Cape Horn early this morning. There was a strong 30 to 50 knots wind with burns up to 70 knots.¬†One of the arms on the port side broke. Apparently he is secure … Continue reading

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In-port race

Well done boys. The start of Leg 2 Cape Town to Melbourne will start this coming Sunday 10th December. Quite a exciting leg in the south seas.

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