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2012 RORC Caribbean 600 yacht race with start on 20th February

January 27, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

With less than one month to go, to the fourth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, the Royal Ocean Racing Club is preparing for this truly international affair, with over 500 competitors taking part. ... read full story

Emirates Team New Zealand testing rather than racing

June 03, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

Emirates Team New Zealand has decided on the South Island in the winter rather than tropical Fiji  for the next phase of testing sails, systems and crew training on the Volvo Ocean Race yacht CAMPER. Skipper Chris Nicholson decided today to withdraw from the Auckland-Musket Cove race which starts at Auckland  tomorrow in favour of... ... read full story

Sailing Yacht Groupama 4 launched – The first Volvo 70 built in France

May 16, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

On Saturday 14 May, sailing yacht Groupama 4, the first Volvo 70 built in France, was launched at 1400 GMT, opposite Groupama Sailing Team’s base in Lorient. Groupama’s representatives, the sailors, the members of the shore team and an enthusiastic crowd attended this important stage of the project led by skipper Franck Cammas. ... read full story

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma Ocean Racing to build Volvo 70 sailing yacht in Newport, RI, USA.

August 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

New England Boatworks Inc. has been contracted to build PUMA’s new Volvo 70 for the upcoming VOLVO OCEAN RACE 2011-2012. Design for this latest generation round the world race yacht will be provided by Valencia based Naval Architecture firm Juan Yacht Design. ... read full story

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