04 May 2015

Volvo Ocean Race Fleet Enters Bermuda Triangle, Sailing Videos

VOR Fleet enters Bermuda Triangle
VOR Fleet enters Bermuda Triangle
source: volvooceanrace.com
About 1340 UTC, May 3rd, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet of six racing sailboats (lower right in thumbnail) entered the infamous Bermuda Triangle where many ships and planes have mysteriously vanished. The Bermuda Triangle stretches from Miami, Florida, to the island of Bermuda to San Juan in Puerto Rico. Bermuda Triangle incidents include the loss of Flight 19, 5 December 1945--five US Navy TBF Avengers lost with 14 airmen, and later the same day a PBM Mariner lost with 13 airmen while searching for Flight 19 (see Wikipedia for full listing of all sea and air incidents).

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VOR fleet position May 3rd
VOR fleet position May 3rd
source: volvooceanrace.com
Volvo Ocean Race Fleet Positions 

May 3 at 21:40 UTC
1Dongfeng Race Team
2Team Brunel
3Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
4Team Alvimedica
6Team SCA

Live Twitter feed: JohnTheCrowd: VOR - Volvo Ocean Race
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 6 FinishNewport, RI (USA)

Volvo Ocean Race- Village Opening: May 5, 2015
Exploration Zone Opening: May 9, 2015
VOR Sailboats ETA Newport:  May 7th

more info: volvooceanrace.com

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