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5 March 2018

 

TEAM AKZONOBEL HOLDS OFF LATE CHARGE TO WIN EPIC LEG 6 INTO AUCKLAND  

There was a twist in the tale with massive change and opportunity over the final 12 hours of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race...

26 February 2018

 

TEAM AKZONOBEL PUSH THE PACE TOWARDS CAPE REINGA  

The race is on to slip around Cape Reinga and North Point, the northern tip of New Zealand, ahead of the dash down the east coast of the North Island and into the finish of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

25 February 2018

 

SCALLYWAG LEADS, WHILE BRUNEL MAKES A BOLD MOVE  

There's a big spread in the fleet from West to East, reflecting different options for the final 1000 miles to Auckland. And nobody is willing to go out on a limb to say which side will pay...

24 February 2018

 

THE DRAG RACE SOUTH BEGINS  

Team AkzoNobel has emerged as clear leaders of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday with the top three crews lining up south of New Caledonia for the crucial last phase.

22 February 2018

 

TURN THE TIDE ON PLASTIC TURNS THE TABLES ON VOLVO OCEAN RACE FLEET  

New leader Turn the Tide on Plastic made their move to the head of the fleet overnight. That may have been the easy part. With challenging weather ahead, staying in front will not be straightforward....

21 February 2018

 

NO PAIN, NO GAIN, AS DOLDRUMS TAKE THIER TOLL  

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is facing another 48 hours of excruciating sailing as the teams plugged deeper into a massive expanse of windless ocean on Tuesday.

20 February 2018

 

LEADERS HOLD ON AS LEG 6 RANKINGS TIGHTEN  

It's all about pressure as the week opens. On Monday, the Leg 6 rankings show big gains for the back markers, but the wind pressure has returned for the leaders, who have held firm...

19 February 2018

 

FLEET COMPRESSING AS SCALLYWAG GRABS POLE POSITION  

It's SHK/Scallywag in the lead, but the chasing pack is sailing faster as the fleet begins to compress with another challenging transition ahead...

19 February 2018

 

AKZONOBEL AND SCALLYWAG SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY  

Team AkzoNobel and Scallywag are the early winners as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet tackles stage one of the doldrums...

19 February 2018

 

PLACING BETS AT THE 'CASINO DOLDRUMS'  

Gains and losses mark the rankings on Friday as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet hits the doldrums...

16 February 2018

 

THE NEXT TRANSITION OFFERS OPPORTUNITY AND JEOPARDY FOR VOLVO OCEAN RACE  

Speeds are dropping across the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they bump up against another transition zone, just north of the doldrums...

15 February 2018

 

LINING UP NORTH TO SOUTH APPROACHING THE DOLDRUMS  

The gaps are narrowing as the fleet nears the halfway point of Leg 6 pushing south towards the doldrums.

14 February 2018

 

MATCH RACING SOUTH  

There are close battles being won and lost up and down the fleet as the crews settle into trade wind sailing conditions...

13 February 2018

 

CAN LIGHTNING STRIKE TWICE FOR SCALLYWAG?  

The winning move for Leg 4 saw Scallywag take the inside track on a left hand turn towards Hong Kong. This week, the Scallywags are looking for a repeat performance on the way to New Zealand...

12 February 2018

 

WET, WILD AND FAST SAILING  

Fast sailing towards the finish - what more could a Volvo Ocean Race sailor want?