PHOTOS: Volvo Ocean Race, from Newport to Lisbon
Published on May 17th, 2015
PHOTOS: Volvo Ocean Race, from Newport to LisbonPublished on May 17th, 2015
The Volvo Ocean Race in Newport, RI on May 17, with the fleet starting on the seventh leg to Lisbon, Portugal.
Photos by Rick Tomlinson.
Photos by Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race.
Background: The 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11 with the final finish on June 27 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Racing the new one design Volvo Ocean 65, seven teams will be scoring points in 9 offshore legs to determine the overall Volvo Ocean Race winner. Additionally, the teams will compete in 10 In-Port races at each stopover for a separate competition, the Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Series. The seventh leg, from Newport, USA to Lisbon, Portugal (2,800 nm), began May 17 with an ETA of May 22-29.