21 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Itajai, Brazil, to Newport, RI USA, LIVE Feed

LIVE Tracker: Start 20180422 Volvo Ocean Race fleet all heading east out of Itajai: 
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see also Virtual Eye -- Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 started 22 April 2018 from Itajai, Brazil, at 17:00 UTC (14:00 Itajaí) 1:00 p.m. EDT (US).

Leg 8 Start ...in 137 seconds | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video published Apr 22, 2018: Check out all the action from the start of the race from Itajaí to Newport.

Leg 8 Start – Itajaí to Newport – Full Replay | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video above published Apr 22, 2018: All 7 seven boats were on the start line in Itajaí, with their sights set on the 5700 nautical miles to Newport, Rhode Island.

See also:
The Itajaí In-Port Race ...in 137 seconds (video) and Skippers' Leg 8 Start Press Conference (video)

Volvo Ocean Race previous 'Daily Live' Shows (videos)

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, Leg 8 Itajai to Newport, 5700 nautical miles, start 22 April:

Standings after Leg 7 finish (courtesy VolvoOceanRace.com):
 Standings After Leg 7 Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 7 recap: Team Brunel won Leg 7 and Dongfeng Race Team placed second, 15 minutes behind, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018:
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Notes: Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted and motored to the Falkland Islands. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag diverted to Chile following the loss of John Fisher, the Volvo Ocean Race SHK Scallywag sailor who was reported overboard on Monday, March 26, 2018, and is presumed "lost at sea" (video). More info: JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, Auckland to Itajai, March 18 Start, LIVE Feed and VolvoOceanRace.com.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 Leg 8, the teams: Vestas 11th Hour Racing, Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, MAPFRE, Dongfeng Race Team, AkzoNobel, Team Brunel, Turn the Tide on Plastic:
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 teams (source: VolvoOceanRace.com)
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20 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race Cape Horn & Southern Ocean Immersive 360 Videos

Immersive 360 footage from the Southern Ocean | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video published Apr 18, 2018: Extended cut, 360 footage of  Brunel Sailing in the Southern Ocean! You've never seen Pistol Peter Burling helming like this before! This video was captured by Yann Riou on the Garmin VIRB 360.

Rounding Cape Horn

Vestas 11th Hour Racing video published Mar 30, 2018: For some, it was their first, for others their fourth or fifth rounding but for all the sailors, it was the end to grueling journey through the Southern Ocean, and a chance to pay their respects. Watch the rounding of Cape Horn from on board Vestas 11th Hour Racing on 29th March 2018. Vestas 11th Hour Racing Rounded in 2nd place at 1501 UTC.

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Itajai, Brazil, to Newport, Rhode Island, USA, starts April 22, 2018:
  • In-Port Race: 20 April 2018, 17:00 UTC (14:00 Itajaí)
  • Leg Start: 22 April 2018, 17:00 UTC (14:00 Itajaí)
For more on Leg 7: Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, Auckland to Itajai, LIVE Feed

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19 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race: Dismasted Vestas 11th Hour Racing Arrives in Itajai

Fairwinds from the Falklands

Vestas 11th Hour Racing video above published Apr 9, 2018: From the moment the sailors arrived in Stanley Harbour, Falkland Islands, to the dock out last Saturday, the entire town has come together to support the team's efforts of returning to the race. Without the help of every individual and organisation that provided support, none of this would have been possible. Watch what it took to get the blue boat on its way to Itajaí

'When the leg ended, the adventure began' | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video above published Apr 16, 2018: Vestas 11th Hour Racing has arrived into Itajaí – here's a look behind the scenes as the blue boat docked in under jury rig following a Leg 7 dismasting.

Warm Welcome in Itajaí

Vestas 11th Hour Racing video above published Apr 16, 2018: At 1000 local time on April 16, Vestas 11th Hour Racing sailed into the Rio Itajaí-açu with three modified sails and a jury rig fabricated in the Falkland Islands. Covering 1600 miles in nine days, the delivery crew of five were all smiles as the shore team, fellow competitors and Volvo Ocean Race staff greeted the boat in the Race Village in Itajaí, Brazil.

Now just days to go until Leg 8 Start on April 22, 2018.

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18 April 2018

2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Wax Lyrical (video)

2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart on Wax Lyrical

A look back at the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race--CYCATV video above published Dec 29, 2017--A collection of short clips of the race on Wax Lyrical, from leaving the dock at the CYCA to Tasman Island.

See also on JohnTheCrowd.com | Sailing News: 

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08 April 2018

Les Voiles de St. Barth 9th Edition, 8-14 April 2018, LIVE Feed

Les Voiles de St Barth 2018 video recap

Final results:

Final Day of racing in epic conditions

Les Voiles de St. Barth video above published Apr 14, 2018

Day 4 at les Voiles de St Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth video above published Apr 14, 2018: Day 4 : Samantaga, an amateur crew competiting and having fun at les Voiles de St Barth. See also the Day Off video and day three video, race day two: Grinders, Tacticians, Bowmen, and first day of racing

Ready To Launch for the 9th edition

Les Voiles de St. Barth video published Apr 9, 2018: François Tolede, Organizer of Les Voiles de St. Barth; Alessandra Sublet, Marraine 2018; Jimmy Buffett, 2018 Godfather. See also special video message from Jimmy Buffett for all the sailors in the world re: Les Voiles de St. Barth, published Feb 15, 2018.

Also note:

Official website: www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com and regatta results.

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07 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, Capturing Cape Horn (video)

Capturing Cape Horn – behind-the-scenes with the Volvo Ocean Race media team

Volvo Ocean Race video published on Apr 6, 2018: Ever wondered how the Volvo Ocean Race captures & sends back footage from some of the planet's most remote places?

See also on JohnTheCrowd.com: Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, Auckland to Itajai, March 18 Start, LIVE Feed

The Race Village in Itajai, Brazil, is officially open! | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video published Apr 6, 2018: After the gruelling Southern Ocean and Leg 7, Itajai, Brazil welcomes the Volvo Ocean Race.

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