01 July 2015

Volvo Ocean Race, 2014-15 Edition, A Look Back, Sailing Videos

VOR Redux: A Look Back at the Volvo Ocean Race, 2014-15 Edition - Life at the Extreme - Ep. 38 - 'Gambit' | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - published on Jun 30, 2015 - Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race takes the fleet via a pit stop in The Netherlands. Leaving Lorient in France, the seven crews have to negotiate a tidal race - overfalls from the vast amount of water swooshing in and out of the English Channel – all against them at the time. Then they split to work their way around the Dover shipping channel, or Traffic Separation Scheme, which they cannot enter. Dongfeng Race Team, Team Brunel and MAPFRE take the northern gambit…

A look back at the Volvo Ocean Race, 2014-15 edition: Life at the Extreme - Ep. 35 - 'Wings' | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg 7 of 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race is the final big ocean blast – 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic. Skirting underneath any floating icebergs in Titanic territory up north, the fleet then has to negotiate a huge windless hole mid-Atlantic – the Azores High. Some do well, some don’t.

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