On Day 70 of the Barcelona World Race, Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane revealed that they encountered 70-knot gusts after rounding Cape Horn yesterday.
Laurent Pagès is standing down from Team Brunel for the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race because of an injury. The French sailor broke two ribs during the stopover in Auckland.
It was with great sorrow that we heard the news this morning of the death of Florence Arthaud.
An independent report into the grounding of Team Vestas Wind on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race was released today.
Team Alvimedica will add some Southern Ocean experience to the crew for Leg 5 with the addition of Volvo Ocean Race veteran Stu Bannatyne.
Powerful dreams came true and ambitions were realised when We Are Water and One, Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton rounded Cape Horn last night and very early this Sunday morning.
Just two days after being launched, the IMOCA 60 Safran, skippered by Morgan Lagravière, was christened today in Lorient in the presence of the boat's 'godmother' Catherine Maunoury
By tomorrow, Sunday, morning there should be six Barcelona World Race boats in the Atlantic. Due this evening, around 1930 UTC, are the Garcia brothers Bruno and Willy on We Are Water.
Today at Chantier CDK boatyard in Lorient, Safran, the new IMOCA 60 to be skippered by Morgan Lagravière, was launched for the first time.