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Volvo Ocean Race

Sailors Shipwreck $6 Million Yacht During Prestigious Race

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

Imagine "The Blair Witch Project" meets "Titanic." Just after sunset and two months into the prestigious Volvo World Cup (a nine-month, around-the-...

Around-the-World Boat Runs Aground

Tim Wendel | Posted 02.09.2015 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Everyone made it off safely and the crew then spent two days on remote Ile du Sud, with Mauritius coast guard air-dropping food, drink -- even chocolates. Nicholson described it as the worst night of his life followed by a night on tropical paradise.

Toughest Job in Sports Journalism

Tim Wendel | Posted 01.10.2015 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Sideline reporters in sports are usually window dressing. The cameras cut to them between innings or after the game as they try to chat up the likes o...

How Two Ivy League Wunderkinds Are Taking On The World's Most Prestigious Sailing Race

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports

Yacht races may be for the young at heart, but they usually require pretty mature bank accounts. So when a young crew of recent Ivy League graduat...

Volvo Ocean Race Ready to Set Sail

Tim Wendel | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Wendel

The Volvo Ocean Race sets sail again. The 12th edition of the around-the-world departs soon from Alicante, Spain, and ends in Gothenburg, Sweden, in late June 2015. With 11 ports of call and nearly 40,000 nautical miles, it's a voyage right out of Moby Dick.

Onboard a Volvo Ocean Race Boat

Taylor Michie | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen
Taylor Michie

I love the Volvo Ocean Race and everything it stands for: adrenaline, speed, strength, strategy and determination. It's a pinnacle sporting event that should be taken more seriously throughout the world.

PHOTOS: Volvo Ocean Race Comes To Abu Dhabi

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 03.15.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

The Volvo Ocean Race, a yacht race around the world, began in Alicante, Spain in October, stopped in Cape Town, South Africa and was redirected to a secret port due to potential pirate attacks in the Straight of Hormuz.