Safety line undone when ocean sailor lost overboard

2018-03-29 07:57

A missing British round-the-world sailor unclipped his safety tether before a swinging boom knocked him into the churning Southern Ocean.

Vestas misses start of Volvo leg six

2018-02-07 09:02

The round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race will resume without Vestas 11th Hour Racing when the sixth leg from Hong Kong to Auckland begins.

1 dead as accident mars Volvo Ocean Race

2018-01-20 09:56

A collision between a fishing boat and the American-Danish team during the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has left one man dead.

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.

Team Brunel holds lead

2014-12-07 16:09

Team Brunel holds a slim Volvo Ocean Race lead over China's Dongfeng team on the leg from Cape Town to the Emirates.

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.

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.

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.


Missing British sailor presumed dead

2018-03-28 08:30

British around-the-world sailor John Fisher is presumed dead after being washed overboard during the Volvo Ocean Race.

Deadly Volvo yacht race 'like a slalom': competitor

2018-01-21 16:32

Teams competing in the Volvo Ocean Race had to slalom their way around numerous fishing boats while approaching Hong Kong.

Volvo Ocean Race reveals longest route

2016-06-29 15:18

The next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, the world's premier round-the-world sailing event, will be the longest distance in race history.

Chinese boat navigates debris

2015-01-13 18:04

Leaders Dongfeng Race Team and the rest of the Volvo fleet are carefully sailing through the Bay of Bengal in Leg 3 of the race.

Racers surge on after cyclone warning

2014-11-29 13:10

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet survived a mid-Indian Ocean rendezvous with a tropical cyclone to continue their progress.

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.

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.

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.

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