Category Archives: Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Race – Scallywag into lead

By | February 19, 2018

Previous Volvo leaders team AkzoNobel have got stuck in a cloud allowing Scallywag to pass them further west. The rest of the fleet has also compressed on the two leaders. For the second consecutive doldrums crossing, Scallywag has made significant gains to grab the lead. At 07:00 UTC on Sunday morning, the Hong Kong based… Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race: Prepare for a beating

By | February 8, 2018

Skipper Simeon Tienpont’s team AkzoNobel led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet away from the Hong Kong start line early this morning as Leg 6 got underway to Auckland, New Zealand. Racing started in a light, 8-10 knot easterly, but shortly after clearing land, the wind started to increase to 15-20 knots, and the enormous Code… Read More »

MAPFRE wins In-Port Race

By | February 5, 2018

While MAPFRE started well and extended away for the win, there was a real battle for second place between Team Brunel, with America’s Cup winner Peter Burling on the helm, and team AkzoNobel. The pair switched places time and again on the first three laps of the course, before Burling and Brunel extended slightly on… Read More »