The Volvo Ocean 65 is a brand new boat, a one-design class specially built for the next two editions of the race. We did lots of calculations and ran velocity prediction programmes but who knew how fast that boat was really going to be? We wondered – you wondered. Not any more: Team Brunel has just sailed 540 miles in 24 hours between the UK and the Canary Islands last week.
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28 Feb 2014, 09:39UTC
So we’ve talked lots about naval architecture and technical specifications over the past few months. But what you first notice about our Volvo Ocean 65 fleet are the designs on the hulls and sails, right? All boats look different and they…
26 Feb 2014, 05:00UTC
17 Feb 2014, 15:09UTC
If you had to pick your own Volvo Ocean Race crew, don't you think you would select people you’ve sailed around the world with before? Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s skipper Ian Walker did just that - meet the four latest additions to his team.
13 Feb 2014, 12:00UTC
Charlie Enright is 29 and comes from Rhode Island, USA. He’s just got a new job. A big new job. Charlie is going to be Team Alvimedica's skipper for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 and we’ve followed him on his first trip around Europe as…