10 May 2015

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Newport Finish, Leg 6 Review (videos)

Leg 6: quickfire review | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 -"
Published on May 9, 2015 - The skippers go under the spotlight to give us a quick review of leg 6.

The best yet | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 -
The best yet | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - May 8, 2015: Team SCA arrived in Newport on Thursday, May 7 in sixth position after a long yet constructive Leg 6. “The best leg yet,” declared skipper Sam Davies on the dock.

Addis and Tienpont join Team Vestas Wind | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "Team Vestas Wind have recruited two talented and experienced offshore sailors into their crew for the planned return to the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 from Leg 8. The team will be joined from the Lisbon stopover onwards by Tom Addis and Simeon Tienpont. Addis will navigate the Vestas Wind boat throughout the final legs of the race. Tienpont will replace Tom Johnson as bowman as the latter has decided to accept a position within the Oracle Team USA. Australian Tom Addis, 45, is a two-time Volvo Ocean Race veteran – having competed with both PUMA and Teléfonica Blue as navigator in previous editions – and has participated in multiple transatlantic crossings and Sydney to Hobart races... Experienced Dutch sailor, Simeon Tienpont. 33, formed part of the America's Cup winning team Oracle Team USA on two occasions and has one Volvo Ocean Race under his belt as an under 30 with ABN AMRO TWO in the 2005-2006 edition of the Race..."

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