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Team Akzonobel First Entry Of Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18


Dutch campaign, Team AkzoNobel, has been announced as the first entry of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 – over 15 months before the start of the next edition. Backed by AkzoNobel – a leading global paints and coatings company headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, employing around 45,000 people worldwide, and whose ... Read More »

Back in the US of A

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52 Super Series

The 52 SUPER SERIES will return to the USA in 2017 for the third time since 2013. The world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit restricted activity to Europe in 2015 and 2016 as the latest generation of new TP52s was launched in the Spring of 2015 and this season is ... Read More »

flying fifteen Mallorca


29 May – Liga de Primavera, Pollensa The last regatta of RCNPP Liga de Primavera was moved from Saturday to Sunday at very short notice, which decreased to three the number of boats able to participate. Triffid with Steve Parry and Teresa held the lead of flying fifteens from start ... Read More »

First Whitbread champion Ramon Carlin dies aged 92

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‘Weekend Sailor’, Ramon Carlin, who shocked the sailing world by skippering the Mexican crew to victory in the first Whitbread Round the World Race, has died. Ramon Carlin has sadly passed away at the age of 92 in Mexico City. Carlin became Mexico’s most famous yachtsman when he skippered his ... Read More »

Staying Put

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Alicante’s regional government, Generalitat Valenciana, announced recently that it had agreed a commitment to keep the Volvo Ocean Race in Alicante for two more editions. The deal will see Alicante maintain its position as the start port for the 14th and 15th editions of the race (2020-21 and 2023-24, under ... Read More »

A Flying Start – Lisbon Volvo Village

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Lisbon, one of the most successful host cities of the Volvo Ocean Race in recent years, has been chosen as the destination for a flying start to the next edition in 2017-18. In 2011-12 and 2014-15, Portugal’s capital city staged hugely popular stopovers following transatlantic legs, but this time organisers ... Read More »

Emirates Team New Zealand Steal The Win

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In a thrilling winner-take-all final race, Emirates Team New Zealand unhooked itself from a starting buoy to win the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series New York with the high score of 52 points. Another large crowd, estimated at 100,000, turned out on a sunny day and was treated to ... Read More »