Friday, June 15, 2018

Team Brunel win Leg 10 over MAPFRE - Volvo Ocean Race

Team Brunel complete the Leg 10 comeback, to win the penultimate leg into Gothenburg, Sweden, setting up an epic final sprint to The Hague...

Crédit : A Sanchez

Skipper Bouwe Bekking led his team to a win in Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race over Xabi Fernández's MAPFRE squad, who claimed second place, less than two-minutes behind.

Extreme Sailing Series™ local team shows fighting form on second day of Barcelona battle

There's cause for celebration today in Barcelona, as home team Spanish Impulse finished day two of Act 3 on a high, clocking podium finishes in both the first and last races of the day.

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As the crowds on the coastline cheered and waved in support, the Spaniards took the second day of the Barcelona battle by storm.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Brunel shoots into the lead as intensity builds towards photo finish - Volvo Ocean Race

The pace is relentless as the leaders close in on Gothenburg knowing every point will count for the overall Volvo Ocean Race win...

Crédit : A Sanchez

Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel shot past most of the fleet over the past 24 hours, eventually eking ahead of MAPFRE on Thursday morning and taking the lead in Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Volvo Ocean Race / MAPFRE leads fleet north of Scotland

Spanish team MAPFRE shot into the lead of the penultimate Volvo Ocean Race leg as the fleet rocketed round the coast of Scotland on Wednesday.

Crédit : S Greenfield

The painfully light and fickle winds that dogged the seven teams on Tuesday as they crossed a high pressure ridge had today been replaced by powerful south-westerlies that were blasting them north-east at breakneck speeds.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Dongfeng Race Team leads Volvo Ocean Race fleet past Fastnet Rock

The Volvo Ocean Race’s overall leaders Dongfeng Race Team were at the head of the fleet on Monday as the teams passed the iconic Fastnet Rock off Ireland’s southern tip.

Crédit : A Sanchez

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Charles Caudrelier : "We just have to go race and see what happens" - Volvo Ocean Race

With just two legs remaining in the Volvo Ocean Race the battle for the overall prize is tighter than ever, with three teams fighting for first place and a fourth crew still in with a shot at the podium.

Crédit : J Renedo