15 October 2014

Team Alvimedica, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 videos



Host Genny Tulloch dives into the camaraderie and banter on Team Vestas Wind, and Dongfeng Race Team gets a taste of life at the extreme!
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Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard


Out of the Med and into the Atlantic--1st Day at Sea, Team Alvimedica
Team Alvimedica | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015

Reality hits | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "If the boats had been tempted to say a little prayer to the weather gods as they stumbled and slowed in the light winds of the Gibraltar Strait, then they might want to be careful what they wish for in future. Storms and rain battered and bruised the hulls of the boats, soaking skin and stinging eyes – and the sailors were left breathless and weary after a long night of wrestling the waves. “You know you’re in trouble when you see all red on the charts,” says Team Vestas Wind tired navigator Wouter nervously, bleary eyes blinking and squinting in the warm, emergency glow of his computer screen. And it was all red. Red enough to highlight his faded, fatigued face and his lips, giving extra weight and emphasis to his words. Alongside his skipper Chris Nicholson, he has hardly slept a wink. Well, there’s no time to rest." (read more at the link above)


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