13 May 2015

Volvo Ocean Race, A Look Back at Leg 6, Sailing Videos

The close finish in Newport | Volvo Ocean Race 2014 - 15
An aerial POV of Dongfeng Race Team's tense light air battle with Azzam on their final approach to Newport, shot on OBR Sam Greenfield's DJI Phantom 2+.

Volvo Ocean Race, A Look Back at Leg 6
: Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race is well underway. Dongfeng Race Team needs to fix its water shortage problem, Team Vestas Wind is fighting the odds to get its boat back in the race in Lisbon, and Team Alvimedica rolls the dice to try and get ahead of the fleet in a bold move…

Inspiring the next generation | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Three-time Volvo Ocean Race veteran, Ken Read, gives us his thoughts on the Volvo Ocean Race Academy and how it's springboarding the next generation of sailors.

Say hello to Sidney | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "It's been a busy couple of weeks for leading French offshore sailor Sidney Gavignet. Last week, onboard Musandam-Oman Sail, of which he is skipper, he broke Steve Fossett's 20-year-old Round Ireland course record. And today, he has been called up by Dongfeng Race Team for Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Newport to Lisbon. The 46 year old will take the place of fellow Frenchman, Eric Peron, who is taking a breather... " (read more at the link above)

Volvo Ocean Race--next up:

In-Port Race Newport May 16, 2015 
Leg 7 Start Newport-Lisbon May 17, 2015   2,800 nm

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