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Kiwis Set to Dominate 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race

Friday, 20 October 2017, 12:26 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race stops in Auckland for 23 days in February and March 2018 More >>

Ian Walker to present opening keynote address

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 10:11 am | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race winner Ian Walker to present opening keynote address at Yacht Racing Forum 2015 More >>

ECsix completes another Volvo Ocean Race

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 11:07 am | Volvo Ocean Race

After nine months, 11 Ports, 38,739 nautical miles and 10 In-Port races the seven teams of this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race completed this truly epic circumnavigation. In doing so, they have added more miles to the 1,000,000 plus miles already travelled ... More >>

News From the Race Village

Friday, 13 March 2015, 8:12 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

Cyclone Pam caused another postponement for the Leg 5 departure of the Volvo Ocean Race as organisers announced on Friday that the fleet would not now leave Auckland for Itajaí, Brazil, until Tuesday at the earliest. More >>

News From the Race Village

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:46 am | Volvo Ocean Race

32 young New Zealand sailors are participating in the Volvo Ocean Race Academy being held this weekend in the Race Village. The Academy continues on Sunday 8 March with racing beginning at 10:00 hrs. Prize giving will be at 17:00 hrs. For more information, ... More >>

Black Caps Invite Volvo Ocean Race Sailor to Napier

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:49 am | Volvo Ocean Race

Kiwi yachtsman Dave Swete will get to see the Black Caps during the Auckland Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. More >>

News From the Volvo Race Village - Monday 2 March 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:46 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

59,000 visitors flocked to the Race Village over the opening weekend (total for Friday, Saturday and Sunday), enjoying all the activities and entertainment in glorious sunshine. More >>

Volvo Race Fleet In Town - News From The Race Villag

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 6:11 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

With the fleet of six Volvo Ocean 65 safely in port, the shore teams are now hard at work and the crowds are enjoying the spectacular sight of the boats being hauled out by crane today and tomorrow for repair and maintenance by The Boatyard team. ... More >>

Arrivals Update as at 20:00 Hours Saturday 28 February 2015

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 10:50 am | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Control has updated the arrivals time and the first boat is now expected at 21:30 hours this evening (Saturday). More >>

Final countdown for the fleet

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 2:59 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

Wind conditions and tides could mean a thrilling last dash to the line for the fleet racing into Auckland tonight. More >>

Auckland Stopover - One Month To Go

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 4:09 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

ONE MONTH TO GO In exactly one month from today, the Race Village for the 2015 Auckland Stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race will open to the public. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Viaduct Harbour during the Stopover to see ... More >>

Six Months to Go!

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:59 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

On Friday 27 February, exactly six months from tomorrow, the Race Village for the Auckland Stopover will open for business ready to welcome the fleet contesting the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Seven boats – the new one-design Volvo Ocean 65s – ... More >>

Ready for the Weather

Friday, 2 March 2012, 3:37 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

Auckland Stopover organisers are battening down the Race Village building site ready for the severe weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow. More >>

Global Party in the Viaduct

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 1:15 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

There's a Global Party lined up for the Race Village in the Viaduct during the Auckland Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. More >>

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover 30 days to go!

Monday, 6 February 2012, 3:18 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

Hundreds of applicants have signed up as volunteers for next month's Auckland Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race and the organisers have now closed volunteer registration. “Just under 500 volunteers have registered on the database and we’ve been blown ... More >>

Volvo Has Launched Three Special Edition Cars

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 9:52 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

"The Volvo Ocean Race reflects the values that our customers look for when they choose a car,” said Mark Patterson, the General Manager of Volvo Cars New Zealand. More >>

Ocean Race aids environmental research

Monday, 11 August 2008, 1:32 pm | Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Yacht Race is taking part in a pioneering project aimed at finding out how the oceans have been affected by ships exchanging billions of tonnes of ballast water. More >>

Volvo Ocean Race – now heading to Wellington

Monday, 13 February 2006, 12:10 am | Volvo Ocean Race

Wellington is ready to become the City of Sails this week with the arrival of the world’s premier ocean yacht race – the Volvo Ocean Race. The six-strong fleet left Melbourne today on a 1450 nautical mile drag race to Wellington and, weather permitting, ... More >>

Scoop Images: Yachts Emerge From Ugly Duckling

Wednesday, 14 March 2001, 11:28 am | Volvo Ocean Race

GOTHENBURG, March 9 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- A giant Russian cargo plane, dubbed 'the ugly duckling of the skies', early today successfully delivered two sleek, but hardly slim-line Volvo Ocean Race yachts weighing a total 27,000 kilos after a unique 22-hour ... More >>

 

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