April 19, 2015. Dock out of the start of Leg 6 to Newport.
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A Race Around the World
November 19, 2014. The Start of Leg 2 from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi.
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July 15, 2014. Team Alvimedica during the Trans-Atlantic training from Newport to Southampton.
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Everyone On Board Has a Job
October 11, 2014. Leg 1, Jin Hao Chen,aka Horace, trims the sails onboard Dongfeng Race Team.
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Racing Against Other Teams — And Nature
March 23, 2015. Leg 5 to Itajai onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Day 5. Martin Stromberg, Eric Peron and Liu Xue 'Black' on watch with Southern Ocean waves in the background.
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Fighting the Tide
November 06, 2014. Leg 1 onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 26. The final 100 miles of Leg 1 prove to be the hardest on the heavy-air sprint into Cape Town. Seb Marsset takes a wave to the chest during a sunset sail change.
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A Steady Hand at the Tiller
October, 2014. Leg 1 onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.
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Adjusting on the Fly
May 4, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Team SCA. Day 15. Sophie Ciszek sorts a halyard out during a sail change.
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May 4, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Day 15. Some waves hit harder than others.
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Keeping Things Moving
October 24, 2014. Onboard Team Vestas Wind. Nicolai Sehested cleans the cockpit up as waves break over.
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The Only Thing You Can Expect is the Unexpected
April, 2015. Leg 6 Newport onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Day 9. Adil Khalid braces for another wave of water in the midst of a surprise monster squall in the Atlantic Ocean.
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September, 2014. Leg 0 onboard Team Alvimedica. Leg 0 takes the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on a short practice sprint out to the bay of Palma, Mallorca, and back to test all systems of operation; it does not count and there are no points awarded, but it is a last opportunity to train and compare before the real racing begins in October. On the return course to Alicante, past Ibiza, Alberto Bolzan stops to take in the setting that life at sea so often provides (but fellow competitors remain in frame on the horizon to the left).
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Catching Their Breath
November 06, 2014. Leg 1 onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 26. The final 100 miles of Leg 1 prove to be the hardest on the heavy-air sprint into Cape Town. Nick Dana takes a breather before a pre-dusk sail change in building winds.
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May 5, 2015. Leg 6 Newport onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Day 16. Roberto Bermudez 'Chuny' wipes his eyes backlit by a magnificent sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.
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Rainbow Over the Atlantic
April 23, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 04. Ryan Houston helming after a brief rain. The front gone from the west, it's the warm and calm conditions of the high pressure to the east that dominate the sailing, as the still-compact fleet nears an eventual tack north.
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Give 'em a Hand
Sailors show off the toll the work on the boat takes on their hands.
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Tools of the Trade
May 01, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 12. A tangle of rope lines the cockpit floor in a successful attempt to empty, and clean, the sheet bags, full of sargassum weed. Gradually leaving the trade winds behind the winds begin to lighten, a welcome opportunity to dry out following days of wet sailing.
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August 14, 2014. Round Britain Island Race Day 4 - OBR content Team SCA: Elodie-Jane Mettraux cooking during the race.
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Fueling Up Before Entering Port
May 04, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 15. Through the cold front, it's back upwind in 15-20 knots north towards Newport and colder water, 750 miles away. 1 DAY until the Newport Volvo Ocean Race Village officially opens, according to skipper Charlie Enright, a big fan of Chili Con Carne.
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Brush Twice a Day!
August 12, 2014. Round Britain Island Race Day 3 - OBR content Team SCA: Sam Davies finds a quite moment to brush her teeth.
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October 18, 2014. Leg 1 onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Eric Peron showing a flying fish which landed on the deck of the boat.
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March 14, 2015. New Zealand Herald InPort Race
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Heading Toward the Next Challenge
March 30, 2015. Team Alvimedica leading the fleet around Cape Horn.
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