South Africa

VELUX 5 OCEANS Race Announces Campaign Dates.

While the Vendee Globe is recognised as a true test of offshore sailing skill and stamina, the event has only one start and one end. This is great for the Vendee Region, but limits the commercial opportunities of the race. One of the reasons that the Volvo Ocean Race is […]

21 +2 -3 -1 = 19 Teams for the America’s Cup.

While BMW ORACLE and GGYC woo America’s talk show hosts with their trimaran, AC Management today announced the entry list for the 33rd America’s Cup that includes 19 teams. All of the 32nd America’s Cup challengers have re-entered, bar one. The wording of the statement below makes the maths seem […]

Ericsson Use Volvo Race to Develop African Markets

Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson has two boats in the current Volvo Ocean Race. It’s a large investment, and as with many sponsorships, not immediately obvious how sailing around the world relates to business goals. For Ericsson, the choice of ocean racing was based on the level of technology and team […]