23 October 2014

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, The Doldums (video)



The Doldrums - Clouds, Rain & Crappy Weather | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
What are the Doldrums exactly? The intertropical Convergence Zone, an equatorial nightmare, an area of “clouds, rain and crappy weather,” explains Gerd-Jan Poortman. And the Team Brunel sailor has a rare way of explaining it, too! Published on Oct 22, 2014
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