05 November 2014

Fast and Furious, Volvo Ocean Race, Fleet Nears Cape Town (videos)

The race is heating up. The compressed fleet is at full throttle as they count down the final miles to Cape Town. 11/4

Less than 500 nm to complete Leg 1 for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. It's the final sprint, and they're in good position. Cape Town awaits.

Pedal to the metal | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 -
Southern Ocean sailing and the crews are loving it.

Volvo Ocean Race coverage:

Route du Rhum coverage: johnthecrowd.com: RDR2014  and #LaRouteDuRhum 


Navigating the Route du Rhum
The 10th edition of the Route du Rhum is well underway now with most of the 91-strong fleet having spent three full days at sea. In this singlehanded ...

Sail World

Route du Rhum – Day 2: Sidney hits 34 knots with Musandam-Oman Sail
Sail World
Route du Rhum 2014 - Sidney Gavignet, French skipper of Musandam-Oman Sail, the Sultanate of Oman's 70ft flagship campaign supported by the ...
Oman Sail team's transatlantic trip begins - Muscat Daily

My Sailing

Boat struck by lightning in Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe
My Sailing
A helicopter rescue after a boat was struck by lightning is added to the toll of damage on La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe this Tuesday ...
Another day in Disasterland - Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Route du Rhum: Easier Times - BYM News (press release)

Vendée Globe

Vincent Riou has announced his retirement from the Route du Rhum
Vendée Globe
After a detailed inspection was carried out at 1115hrs on the pontoon, Vincent explained that he was forced to retire from the Route du Rhum.

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