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PUMA Wins Leg 6 of VOR in Nail Biting Finish

We’re just amazed as how such a long race can be such a close competition. With less than a mile of separation between the two leaders at one point in the final day of racing, these boats had us on … 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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PUMA Wins Speed Record Challenge on Leg 4 of VOR

It’s not enough to get them out of fourth place, but at least PUMA saw a bright light on Leg 4. A 24-hour run of 527.8 nautical miles has earned Ken Read’s PUMA team the IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with PUMA on Discovery.com

Discovery.com is running a series on its blog that follows PUMA Ocean Racing and the grueling work involved with participating in the Volvo Ocean Race. While many sailors may know the hard work that it entails to sail around the … Continue reading

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VOR Boats Find Malacca Strait Littered with Debris

The beauty of the Malacca Strait is marred by the amount of debris that sailors encounter, sometimes all too closely. A constant stream of debris, including a piece of trash the size of a small car has shocked the Volvo … Continue reading

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Dropouts From Leg 1 of VOR Racing the Clock to Start Leg 2

The three teams that suffered damage in Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race are now racing the clock to get their boats back in the game for the in-port racing on December 10th and the start of Leg 2 … Continue reading

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PUMA Breaks Mast Just Days Away from Cape Town

This race isn’t going to be very exciting if there’s no one left in it. We hope PUMA can get back in the game as soon as possible, and are most importantly happy to hear that everyone is safe. PUMA … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Buy Puma’s Il Mostro

Sunday is the last day for online bidding to purchase Puma’s Il Mostro. There must be someone on your Christmas list who would like to see this baby under the tree, right? If you’re interested, you’d better get a call … Continue reading

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Mar Mostro Takes Win, Rambler 100 Sets Transatlantic Course Record

PUMA’s Mar Mostro is not only the second boat across the Transatlantic Race 2011 finish line at The Lizard on the south coast of England (at 05:40 UTC on July 11) but also the current overall standings leader based on … Continue reading

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NYYC Annual Regatta Proves to be Best Despite Nasty Weather

Downpours and strong winds throughout the weekend didn’t dampen any of the racing or festivities at the NYYC’s best annual regatta in recent memory. With 135 boats competing, the New York Yacht Club’s 157th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, held … Continue reading

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Win a Chance to Race on PUMA This Weekend!

North Sails has one VIP spot on board PUMA’s Mar Mostro – PUMA OCEAN RACING’s Volvo 70 – this Saturday, June 11th, for the first day of the NYYC Annual Regatta! Send an email to SailWithPuma@northsails.com with a photo/video of … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak! PUMA’s Mar Mostro Makes Its First Appearance

Photo Credit: Dennis Gunderson The new Mar Mostro to be raced by PUMA in the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race made an appearance outside of New England Boatworks in Portsmouth, RI on Monday before heading back into the shed for the … Continue reading

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Rambler Breaks Caribbean 600 Monohull Record

What do you get when you cross George David’s Rambler and the PUMA Ocean Racing Team? A new record in the Caribbean 600. David’s maxiyacht, Rambler 100, crossed the finish line in Antigua in the early hours of Wednesday, Feb. 23rd … Continue reading

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