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Chinese team stretch race lead

2015-01-19 16:36

Dongfeng Race Team's grip on leg three of the Volvo Ocean Race has tightened further while their closest rivals have slipped back.

Wild Oats XI first into Hobart

2014-12-28 08:00

Supermaxi Wild Oats XI won its eighth line honours in the Sydney to Hobart race, officials said.

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.

 

Ainslie rescued by Branson

2015-01-14 11:02

Four-time Olympic champion, Sir Ben Ainslie, revealed he and his new wife were rescued by entrepreneur Richard Branson.

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.

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