18 August 2017

Epic Aerial Video of the Volvo Ocean Race Fleet, Leg Zero

Epic aerial footage of the fleet | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Aug 3, 2017: The Volvo Ocean Race fleet went head to head for the first time on Wednesday 2 August in the Leg Zero Around the Island Race – a 50nm spring around the Isle of Wight. WIth 40+ knot gusts and huge waves, it was more like the Southern Ocean than the Solent – and the resulting footage is epic!

Leg Zero wrap up | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Aug 17, 2017: Leg Zero: four stages to test the 2017-18 fleet, and pre-race qualifying series for the boats and sailors. Here's a look at how it happened.

Volvo Ocean Race in Saint-Malo | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Aug 12, 2017: In France, the Volvo Ocean Race stars took a day out of Leg Zero racing to meet the locals – and take them for an unforgettable spin on the Volvo Ocean 65s!

Official website: VolvoOceanRace.com Leg 1 start Oct 22, 2017, Alicante to Lisbon

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