The 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11 with the final finish on June 27 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Racing the new one design Volvo Ocean 65, seven teams will be scoring points in 9 offshore legs to determine the overall Volvo Ocean Race winner. Additionally, the teams will compete in 10 In-Port races at each stopover for a separate competition – the Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Series.
These photos by Rick Tomlinson and Gilles Martin-Raget are from the start of the second offshore leg from Cape Town, SA to Abu Dhabi, UAE (6,125 nm) on November 19, 2014.
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