Volvo Ocean Race

Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 06 onboard Dongfeng
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Four boats are within just six miles as the leaders approach the Solomon Islands, the easternmost point of which is a mark of the race course for Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

MAPFRE
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Four days into Leg 4 the Volvo Ocean Race fleet was starting to compress again – with overall race leaders MAPFRE rapidly rising through the rankings and closing guage with the leaders.

Volvo Ocean Race
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For the first time in history, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is racing to Hong Kong. Leg 4 gets underway on Tuesday afternoon in Melbourne...

Survival at sea drills
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The leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE, will make no changes to the crew that won Leg 3, as they prepare to race from Melbourne to Hong Kong when Leg 4 starts on Tuesday January 2.

MAPFRE
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The Spanish Volvo Ocean Race team MAPFRE has won Leg 3 from Cape Town, South Africa to Melbourne, Australia, a 6,500 nautical mile dive into the fierce challenges posed by the Southern Ocean.

Volvo Ocean Race MAPFRE
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MAPFRE extended their lead over rivals Dongfeng Race Team on Thursday as Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race entered its closing stages. It's been a physical battle and a mental challenge as the Volvo Ocean Race crews fight off exhaustion on a final push to the south...

Mapfre Volvo Ocean Race
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It's nip and tuck at the front as MAPFRE eke out a narrow advantage over Dongfeng, while those at the back of the fleet are trying to avoid being swallowed up by a high pressure system.

Volvo Ocean Race
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Less then 2,000 miles now stand between the Volvo Ocean Race pace setters and the Leg 3 finish line in Melbourne – and with just eight miles splitting the first two teams on Tuesday it couldn't be tighter at the top.

Team AkzoNobel
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The Volvo Ocean Race teams were feeling the full strength of the Southern Ocean on Thursday as they were pummelled by winds gusting as high as 50 knots and surfing down mountainous waves.

Volvo Ocean Race fleet Cape Town
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Cape Town provided another spectacular stopover to the Volvo Ocean Race, as the fleet raced off for Melbourne, Australia on Sunday afternoon...