After being escorted by the local police, blocking off several roads, taking on a few sharp turns, adjusting a street sign and enduring incessant honking from the Brazilian traffic, Dongfeng Race T
Theirs was one of the most epic battles of the Barcelona World Race, exchanging places with One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton throughout almost the entire 23,000-mile course.
Half of the shore team are in Itajaí, waiting for the mast and the boat.
In the end, the Mediterranean was kind to Aleix Gelabert and Didac Costa on One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton.
The Volvo Ocean Race enjoyed another impressively close finish as leg five from Auckland, across the Southern Ocean, round Cape Horn and up to Itajaí, Brazil concluded with the top four boat
The former MACIF IMOCA 60, winner of the last Vendee Globe in the hands of Francois Gabart, has now completed its transformation into SMA, to be skipppered by former Figaro s
Catalan sailors Anna Corbella and Gerard Marin set out on 31 December 2014 at the start of the third Barcelona World Race with a defined game plan.
Aboard the 105ft trimaran Lending Club 2, Renaud Laplanche, co-skipper Ryan Breymaier and their crew have established a new world speed sailing record across the English Channel from the R