07 November 2014

Volvo Ocean Race videos, Capetown Finish, Route du Rhum news

Team Brunel's arrival | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Finish - Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town:
1 Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing FINISHED Elapsed time: 025d 03h 10m 44s
2 Dongfeng Race Team FINISHED Elapsed time: 025d 03h 22m 48s
3 Team Brunel FINISHED Elapsed time: 025d 07h 33m 25s
4 Team Vestas Wind FINISHED Elapsed time: 026d 00h 48m 47s
5 Team Alvimedica 0 NM 0 NM  6 Nov, 23h UTC ETA
6 MAPFRE  127 NM 11 NM  7 Nov, 10h UTC ETA
7 Team SCA  134 NM 8 NM  7 Nov, 11h UTC ETA

Nov 6, 2014: Podium is in, now it's time to bring home the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race teams. Vestas is 4th across the line with birthday boy Nicolai on board, Team Alvimedica is only hours from the finish line, and TeamSCA have made a huge comeback to force a full fight all the way to the finish.

More Volvo Ocean Race coverage: JohnTheCrowd.com: VOR 

Nov 6, 2014: Nicolai arrives in Cape Town on his 25th birthday. Danish shenanigans ensue. 

Daily Echo

Single-handed Sir Robin in seventh
Daily Echo
The 75-year-old circumnavigator was around 160 miles behind class leader Andrea Mura after five days of racing in the Route du Rhum.
Route du Rhum news coverage: JohnTheCrowd.com: RDR2014  and #LaRouteDuRhum and #RDR2014
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Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Skipper airlifted by Spanish Navy in Route du Rhum
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(November 6, 2014: Day 5) – The attrition rate increased today on the singlehanded Route du Rhum, which has now had 21 abandons amid the 91 ...
Route du Rhum: The Art of Sleeping - euronews
Route du Rhum - Rescue at sea as hard work continues - Sail World

Sail World

Route du Rhum - Swept up in the trade winds and off
Sail World
After a frustrating night of light airs (seven knots) and slower boat speeds in the Route du Rhum, Sidney Gavignet was well rested this morning when ...

Bermuda Awarded Warmup Regatta; Is Cup Next? « CBS Los Angeles: "... Bermuda has been awarded a stop on the America’s Cup World Series circuit in 2015... Bermuda, a British territory, is bidding against San Diego, a three-time America’s Cup host, to hold the challenger finals and America’s Cup match in 2017...."

McMurdo provides Search & Rescue Products for Sir Robin Knox-Johnston's Route du Rhum ... - BYM News (press release)

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

College season launches Singlehanded Nationals
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The top 36 singlehanded college sailors competing in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) will descend upon the Pacific Northwest for the ...

Redundancies At Irish Sailing Association Signal Restructure of Governing Body
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has axed two senior roles, scrapped its annual conference, sold its jet–ski fleet and is drafting new ...

Upgrades underway for Offshore Racing Rule
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Teeters, currently the Associate Director of US Sailing's Offshore Office, will be leaving this position by mid-January 2015. Teeters has seen many ...

The Australian

From Istanbul to Sydney, Extreme Sailing is a global tour of regattas
The Australian
AS the dawn call to prayer drifted across Istanbul, a dozen teams of some of the world's most accomplished sailors were already preparing their boats ...

Evesham Observer

Dedicated Alan earns top sailing accolade
Evesham Observer
Arden Sailing Club's Alan Salerman, from Rubery near Bromsgrove, will be honoured with an RYA Lifetime Commitment Award at sailing's national ...

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The Independent

Volvo Round the World race 2014: Dongfeng twice recovers from major damage to challenge Ian ...
The Independent
In the mid-Atlantic, calmer conditions are making for fast progress for the Route du Rhum singlehanders racing from St. Malo to Guadeloupe. The first ...

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