05 May 2015

Volvo Ocean Race Knockdown, Sailing Videos

Knocked down, but not out | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Published on May 4, 2015: Leg 6 to Newport. Day 15. MAPFRE was hit by a 50 knot gust as they crossed a weather transition, which knocked down the Volvo Ocean 65!

Inside Track: Leg 6 # 11 | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Published on May 4, 2015: Out of the Sargassio Sea and into the Bermuda Triangle, as the teams tackle a transition period which hits Mapfre hardest.

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Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 6 FinishNewport, RI (USA) - ETA May 7th

Volvo Ocean Race- Village Opens May 5, 2015
Exploration Zone Opening: May 9, 2015

5 ways to cross a front | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "They dreaded it, they prepared for it, and it finally arrived. The fleet went through a key weather transition last night. Clouds gathered, squalls appeared, and the wind shifted 180° from southwest to northeast...."

Sailor rescued from stricken yacht off Esperance in WA's south thanks rescuers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): "A 68-year-old man has been rescued from a stricken yacht, 130 kilometres east of Esperance, off WA's south coast. The skipper, who was the only person onboard, activated an EPIRB about 7:30am after his mast broke. Water Police said it appeared the yacht had then washed against rocks near Miles Island...."

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