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  • 15 Apr 2014, 08:55UTC | News
    Turkey and cheese: Meet the man behind Team Alvimedica

    I want to shatter everything you thought you knew about the types of executives who sponsor big-money sailing programs. Forget Caddyshack; Judge Smails is dead.Read more

  • 12 Apr 2014, 19:29UTC | News
    Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective

    Franck Cammas bucks the trend of top class ocean racers who tend to be built on the very massive side. But the little Frenchman still ranks as one of the toughest around, a man whose word is law on any boat he choses to skipper. Ask him about…Read more

  • 9 Apr 2014, 15:22UTC | News
    It’s a family affair

    They look the same, they speak with a similar Swiss accent and sail the same magenta boat. Justine and Elodie-Jane share a family name, too. The Mettraux girls are about to do the race with Team SCA. Meet the first sisters who have raced in the…Read more

  • 5 Apr 2014, 14:18UTC | News
    From studio to cardio

    What happens when you throw a TV and radio man into training for the toughest of sailing races? Tom Bushell is finding out the hard way as the Onboard Reporter for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.Read more

  • 3 Apr 2014, 12:36UTC | News
    Staff tips for triathlon training

    Most of us spend more time behind computer screens than grinding pedestals. That includes Nick, Carla and Gonzalo, who practically live behind their desks at Volvo Ocean Race HQ. But it isn’t holding them back from their fitness goals.Read more

  • 28 Mar 2014, 16:58UTC | News
    A reluctant hero

    In my world, you qualify as a champion the minute you sail the Volvo Ocean Race. So if you’re getting ready for your sixth race, you are a sailing hero, a proper legend, one of those names written on yacht club walls. But Chuny, the Spaniard…Read more

  • 25 Mar 2014, 11:01UTC | News
    A whole new world

    Imagine being in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, sailing one of the Volvo Ocean Race's toughest legs. The boat is a 65-foot carbon machine and it’s slamming down the waves. Now imagine you don’t speak the same language as your crewmates, but…Read more

  • 20 Mar 2014, 16:00UTC | News
    Why I love the race

    “This race is so much more than a sailing event” according to Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad. But what does that mean to a non-sailor like me? I came to the race with no experience of sailing and yet it has completely sucked me into a…Read more

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