Thursday, July 26, 2018

The VO65 Class will return for the next Volvo Ocean Race as the host city selection process begins

The 2021-22 edition of the world’s premiere fully-crewed around the world race will feature two classes of boats, the IMOCA 60 and the VO65 class.


Crédit : J Lecauday



Thursday, June 28, 2018

A serious accident Thursday evening between two boats - Volvo Ocean Race

We are saddened and concerned to learn of a serious accident Thursday evening between two boats on the waters off the Port of Scheveningen, adjacent to the Race Village.

Credit : P Martinez



Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Alex Thomson Racing appoints world renowned British Boat Builder, boat launch targeted for June 2019

British sailing team, Alex Thomson Racing, has announced that it will build a brand new IMOCA 60 race boat in the south of England.


Credit : Alex Thomson Racing 


The boat, HUGO BOSS, will be constructed by Carrington Boats. Jason Carrington is one of the most accomplished and highly regarded specialists in the industry.


Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dongfeng Race Team win the Volvo Ocean Race with late pass on final day

Dongfeng Race Team has won the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 in the closest finish in race history.

Crédit : A Sanchez

Skipper Charles Caudrelier led his team to victory on the final leg of the race, a 970-mile sprint from Gothenburg, Sweden to The Hague.


Saturday, June 23, 2018

“We are waiting to catch the new wind,” said Pascal Bidegorry, Dongfeng Race Team - Volvo Ocean Race

A brief split opened up in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Saturday afternoon as team AkzoNobel and Team Brunel were pushed by an unexpected windshift to pass north and west of a commercial Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) while the race leaders, Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE slid down the east side.


Crédit : M Keruzore



Friday, June 22, 2018

Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE in tense match race towards Aarhus - Volvo Ocean Race

Rivals Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE were locked in a bitter tussle for the Leg 11 lead – and overall Volvo Ocean Race victory – on Friday as they led the fleet towards the Danish city of Aarhus.


Crédit : A Sanchez