Tough & Tragic

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During Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, conditions both west and east of Cape Horn were extreme, with loss of life and equipment damage. Man overboard and lost at sea. On Monday 26 March, Team Sun Hung Kai / … Continued

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

VOR Collision

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing was sailing at 20 knots in second place of the Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4. Approximately 30 nm from the finish in Hong Kong they collided with a fishing vessel. Race Control at Volvo Ocean Race … Continued

Quick recovery of MOB

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Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag had a man overboard event approximately midday local time on Sunday afternoon, in winds of 15-20 knots. Crew member Alex Gough was not tethered to the boat and washed overboard by a wave. He was back … Continued