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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.

 

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 .

 
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