Tricky leg to Abu Dhabi

Leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race sets sail from Cape Town tomorrow at 1600 UTC with a more simple route to its final destination of Abu Dhabi than in the race three years ago. 

Alex Pella surges ahead

The podium was completed in the Route du Rhum's IMOCA class when at 14:59:20 UTC on Saturday, Marc Guillemot and Safran crossed the Guadeloupe finish line to take third place behind Fran&

IMOCA victory for MACIF

Francois Gabart and MACIF arrived in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe to claim comfortably the IMOCA 60 win in La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

MACIF approaches Guadeloupe

Erwan Le Roux and his VPLP trimaran FenetreA-Cardinal (whose sponsor, in case you are you wondering, manufactures windows, doors and shutters) yesterday afternoon UTC time won the Mul

Multi 50 victory for Le Roux

When he crossed the finish line at 18:13:55 UTC today, Erwan Le Roux and his trimaran FenetreA-Cardinal won the Multi50 class of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

Volvo Ocean Race to sail to Abu Dhabi

Volvo Ocean Race’s fleet is to sail all the way from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for Leg 2 after the event’s security experts gave the all-clear this week following a big decrease in piracy.

Rob Greenhalgh signs with MAPFRE

Rob Greenhalgh will join MAPFRE in place of Michel Desjoyeaux to boost the Spanish team's crew after its disappointing last place finish on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Antix is RORC Yacht of the Year

The Ker 39 Antix has been announced at the RORC Yacht of the Year, for which owned Anthony O'Leary receives the Somerset Memorial Trophy for outstanding racing achievement by a RORC Member

Soufriere claims scalps

The Ultimes have all now completed their Route du Rhums. However there was no shortage of drama in the final miles coming into Pointe-a-Pitre.

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