VOR Update: Vestas Denied Redress

The Vesta’s team felt that the accident which involved their boat and a fishing boat in Hong Kong was not their fault. The collision caused a major gauge in the port bow of the Volvo boat which sent the boat into repair for six weeks. The team filed for redress and was denied due to insufficient evidence. The following is …

VOR UPDATE: Team SHK/Scallywag’s Spectacular Victory

Volvo Ocean Race: Cutting the corner Fast forward to the early stages of Leg 6 where Scallywag again finds itself on the inside track, cutting the corner on the right hand turn to the south towards the finish line in New Zealand. Just over two days ago, Scallywag and AkzoNobel, were seemingly marooned 120 miles behind the leaders, punished by …

Vestas Collision Update

New Details Regarding Vestas Collision Published on February 13th, 2018 It was the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, and Vestas 11th Hour Racing was within 30 nm of finishing second after an arduous leg from Australia to Hong Kong. However, at 1:23 am on January 20 (local time), the crew of nine collided with a fishing boat, sinking the vessel, tossing …

Volvo Ocean Race Update! Stay Tuned For More!

Volvo Ocean Race Newport, May 8-20th, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     Heineken® Named Official Beer Sponsor of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport NEWPORT, RI (February 8, 2018) – Sail Newport announces that Heineken® the world’s leading international premium beer brand, will sponsor the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover May 8-20, 2018. The sponsorship renews the partnership with Sail Newport for the first …