Battle at the front | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - April 1, 2015: Leg 5 to Itajaí. Day 14. After rounding Cape Horn, the distance between 1st and 4th is only 30nm. Team Alvimedica & Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing are battling for first position as they weigh up their options and strategies to Itajaí
A challenge against time | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier reacts to the disappointing news that his team will have to bow out of Leg 5 and motor-sail to Itajaí.
America’s Cup Teams Vote To Downsize Boats « CBS Los Angeles: "America’s Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out. In a statement Tuesday night, organizers said only that a majority of teams favored the move from 62-foot catamarans to cats in the 45- to 50-foot range. They also said the majority of challengers favor all racing being held in Bermuda rather than having a qualifying regatta in Auckland, New Zealand. It’s believed Italy’s Luna Rossa and Emirates Team New Zealand voted against the unprecedented proposal to change the size of the boat in mid-cycle..." more sailing news below (@ web version link below for mobile)