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Groupama Finishes in 3rd Place Under Jury Rig

If you want to learn a little something about determination, just take a look at Groupama’s finish of Leg 5 in the Volvo Ocean Race. Groupama sailing team kept their hopes of overall victory alive on Tuesday, overcoming the loss … Continue reading

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And Then There Were 2: Puma and Telefonica Last Boats Standing in Leg 5

The longest and most difficult leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has proven to be just that. The boats are dropping out of Leg 5 left and right. By the time this hits your inbox, things will likely have changed … Continue reading

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Team Sanya Out of VOR Legs 5 and 6 After Rudder Damage

More problems plague teams on Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Team Sanya will make their return to competitive action in the Volvo Ocean Race in Miami, with the team reluctantly announcing on Monday that all options that would … Continue reading

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Injuries and Boat Damage Afflict Most of VOR Fleet

Not far into Leg 5 PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG reported that new crewman trimmer Thomas Johanson had dislocated his shoulder in the violent conditions and bowman Casey Smith was bunk bound with a back injury. Meanwhile, on board … Continue reading

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