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Abu Dhabi first into Cape Town

2014-11-05 18:12

Ian Walker steered Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to a first-leg victory in the Volvo Ocean Race after foregoing sleep for two days.

Yachts limp back to the Cape

2014-01-06 20:00

The NSRI have continued rescue operations for yachts affected by rough seas and gale force winds in the Cape to Rio yacht race.

Cape to Rio gets underway

2014-01-04 16:10

Saturday saw the start of the 14th Cape to Rio event, from Table Bay in Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Oracle claim America's Cup

2013-09-26 13:42

Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history to clinch the America's Cup with victory over Team NZ.

Oracle face uphill Cup defence

2013-09-05 09:39

Scandal-hit Oracle Team USA face an uphill climb to defend their America's Cup crown against Team New Zealand.

Cape to Rio preparations start

2013-01-24 21:27

Gerry Hegie, winning skipper in the 2011 Cape to Rio yacht race, says preparations for the 2014 event have started in earnest.

Groupama wins Volvo Race

2012-07-03 13:35

Groupama skipper Franck Cammas has become the second Frenchman to win the Volvo Ocean Race in its 39-year history.

Groupama near Volvo victory

2012-06-15 21:31

Groupama have won the eighth leg of Volvo Ocean Race, edging closer to overall victory in the eight-month sailing marathon.

Leak scare for Groupama

2012-05-30 18:09

French boat Groupama emptied more than a tonne of water from their boat to continue their comeback in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Volvo pacesetters in trouble

2012-05-27 15:28

Spain's Telefonica were struggling at the back of the main fleet and face the prospect of losing their long-held Volvo Ocean Race lead.

Groupama lead 7th Volvo stage

2012-05-21 19:37

French team Groupama were building a big lead on leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race after making the best use of a tropical storm.

PUMA lead Volvo sixth leg

2012-04-30 15:01

American skipper Ken Read's PUMA led their rivals across the Equator and into the northern hemisphere on Monday.

PUMA gain crucial Volvo edge

2012-04-26 19:03

American-led PUMA secured a small but crucial advantage on the Volvo Ocean Race fleet after swapping the overnight lead.

Camper take charge in 6th leg

2012-04-23 18:29

Comeback specialists Camper and Abu Dhabi are leading the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race just days after major repairs.

Groupama cash in at Volvo

2012-04-22 09:21

World sailor of the year Iker Martinez made the worst mistake of his career to gift the Itajai in-port race to French boat Groupama.

PUMA win epic Volvo stage

2012-04-07 08:16

After 20 days of sailing through some of the toughest conditions imaginable, PUMA won the Volvo Ocean Race's fifth stage.

PUMA take Volvo Race lead

2012-04-01 16:07

American team PUMA overhauled Groupama to snatch the lead in the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Camper in trouble at Volvo

2012-03-25 13:32

Brutal conditions in the Southern Ocean forced a third Volvo Ocean Race boat to start the long journey to find a haven for repairs .

 

Dead yachtsman identified

2014-01-07 10:21

The crewman aboard Angolan yacht Bille who was killed shortly after the start of the 2014 Cape to Rio race, has been named.

Tragedy strikes Cape to Rio

2014-01-06 11:22

One person was killed in the Cape to Rio yacht race at the weekend, the National Sea Rescue Institute has confirmed.

Wild Oats XI takes honours

2013-12-28 16:41

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI has won a record-equalling seventh Sydney to Hobart race, coming in well ahead of her nearest rival.

Cape Town added to Volvo race

2013-09-12 18:00

Cape Town will take the place of Recife on the route for in a direct change to the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.

China to host Volvo Race

2013-03-14 15:03

The Chinese city of Sanya will be included on the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race - the third time the race has a stop in China.

Wild Oats XI first into Hobart

2012-12-28 10:17

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI smashed its own record time by nearly 17 minutes in Australia's Sydney to Hobart ocean yacht race.

Groupama eye Volvo victory

2012-07-01 15:42

Franck Cammas and his Groupama team are protecting a 25-point lead going into the ninth and final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Groupama play catch-up

2012-06-10 19:02

Groupama, skippered by Franck Cammas, were left with some catching up to do on the penultimate leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Groupama launch comeback

2012-05-29 21:00

France's Groupama launched an 11th hour comeback in Leg 7 in the Volvo Ocean Race as rivals Camper avoided severe damage.

Camper crew suffer discomfort

2012-05-23 22:42

Volvo Ocean Race challengers Camper were forced to abandon their position to the south of the fleet on Wednesday.

PUMA throw Volvo race open

2012-05-09 22:19

American skipper Ken Read threw the Volvo Ocean Race wide open after guiding PUMA to a second successive stage victory.

PUMA hanging on to slim lead

2012-04-29 13:07

American team PUMA are holding on to a slim lead in the sixth leg as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet heads for Miami.

D-Day for Volvo Race fleet

2012-04-25 15:50

American team PUMA snatched the lead in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleet prepared for a crucial 24 hours.

Puma lead way to Miami

2012-04-23 11:52

Puma skipper Ken Read wasted no time in stamping his intention to win the Volvo Ocean Race leg 6 race to his home country.

Wounded sailor lifts Groupama

2012-04-10 18:06

Sailor Brad Marsh arrived in Itajai with five staples in his wrist to help Groupama take third place in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Groupama battling after hiccup

2012-04-05 21:20

Groupama will fashion a makeshift solution from the remains of their broken mast in an attempt to finish Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Underdogs on comeback trail

2012-03-28 15:55

Abu Dhabi began the pursuit of an unlikely podium place in the Volvo Ocean Race as they started closing the gap on their rivals.

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