Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, full recap
After the closest ever edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, here's everything you need to know about sport's toughest test of a team – and why winning it is an obsession for the world's best sailors...
31.05Gentoo partners with Blue Marine Foundation…Gentoo Sailing Team are pleased to announce a partnership with ocean charity Blue Marine Foundation. Blue Marine focuses on addressing overfishing, creating marine reserves, and restoring vital habitats. Its mission is to see 30 percent of the world’s ocean under effective protection by 2030.…24.05FIVE MONTHS IN!…An update from Phil Sharp…18.05IMOCA world Champion Charlie Dalin joins 11th Hour Racing for Leg 5…Charlie Dalin (FRA), the two-time IMOCA world champion, will join the only US entry in The Ocean Race for the critical double-pointer leg from Newport, Rhode Island, to Aarhus, Denmark.…12.05Kevin Escoffier reveals his crew for Leg 5 of The Ocean Race aboard Holcim-PRB…Charles Caudrelier, skipper of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Gitana Team) and reigning winner of The Ocean Race, boards Holcim-PRB. Abby Ehler, Sam Goodchild and Yann Riou (OBR) will also be part of the crew for this Leg 5.…09.05Guyot Environnement-Team Europe dismasts, all crew members safe…In the final stage of the fourth leg of The Ocean Race, fate dealt a heavy blow to GUYOT environnement - Team Europe. On the night of Tuesday, 9 May, the mast broke on the black yacht in heavy sea and wind conditions.…05.0536.55 knots over 500 meters! Thomas Ruyant signs a performance right away with his new boat…Three days before the start of the main event in this fourth edition of the Guyader - Bermudes 1000 Race Brest - Brest, the skippers competed in the traditional Défi Pom’Potes speed runs in Brest harbour.…
Biotherm finish leg 5 on shortened course
Leg 5 is complete while Aarhus stopover is off to a bustling start...•••
Gentoo partners with Blue Marine Foundation
Gentoo Sailing Team are pleased to announce a partnership with ocean charity Blue Marine Foundation. Blue Marine focuses on addressing overfishing, creating marine reserves, and restoring vital habitats. Its mission is t…•••