That’s Sailing

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The VOR fleet is heading across the Southern Ocean towards Cape Horn. Leg 7 from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil is well underway. Winds are consistently above 30 knots with gusts approaching 40 knots. The sea state is rising … Continued

Doldrums Corridor Rule

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Deadlines, deadlines. Teams on the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race are mainly amateur sailors who sign up for one or more legs of the race. The Doldrums (aka Intertropical Convergence Zone or ITCZ) is an area around the equator … Continued