19 April 2015

Volvo Ocean Race LIVE Replay, Leg 6 Start, Itajai to Newport USA (video)

Volvo Ocean Race LIVE Replay - April 19, 2015 - Live broadcast of the start of Leg 6, from Itajaí, Brazil to Newport, USA - Broadcast starts at 13.45 BRT / 16.45 UTC / 12:45 pm EDT (US)
Live Twitter feed: JohnTheCrowd: VOR - Volvo Ocean Race
Newport, RI (USA) Volvo Ocean Race Village Opening: May 5, 2015
Exploration Zone Opening: May 9, 2015
Estimated arrival of the boats*:  May 5 - 9, 2015
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 6 Start - Course Map
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 6 Start - Course Map (source: volvooceanrace.com)
VOR Leg 6 Route: Itajai to Newport
Volvo Ocean Race schedule:
  • Leg 6 Start Itajai-Newport April 19, 2015 5,010 nautical miles
  • Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Newport Newport May 16, 2015
  • Leg 7 Start Newport-Lisbon - May 17, 2015 - 2,800 nm
Leg 6 - Itajaí - Newport | Preview | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015"... After leaving Itajaí the weather is very stormy and variable. There are warm currents close to the coast. Offshore or inshore? Sea breeze or land breeze? Land breeze is a good night feature in Brazil but it’s not constant. Then you should catch the southeasterly trade. Once in them, performance is key before another Doldrums passage with trade winds to follow. Don’t travel too far east in the northern hemisphere or you’ll end up doing a lot of upwind sailing. From Miami latitude to Newport, you have to choose between playing the Gulf Stream and staying offshore to play the weather systems until Rhode Island..."

ISAF Sailing World Cup | Hyères - 20-26 April 2015:
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