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Fighting Finish: The Volvo Ocean Race

Round the World 2001-2002

by Gary Jobson

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Nomad Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Sailing - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8531661M
    ISBN 100965925870
    ISBN 109780965925877
    OCLC/WorldCa51038586

    Fighting Finish: The Volvo Ocean Race: Round the World Gary Jobson. from: N/A. Fighting Finish combines comprehensive coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race Illustrated throughout with photographs from Rick Tomlinson & many other prestigious sailing photographers. pages. HB. Code:

    A bestseller when it was first published, the Great Circle is a novel about a yacht race of the same name. The instructions are simple: sail round the world, leaving the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn to port. However, finishing the race is not so : Katy Stickland. Background: The Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11 with the final finish on June 27 in Gothenburg, the new one design Volvo Oc seven teams will be.

    The Volvo Ocean Race Festival will take place in Galway from 30th June – 8th July The Volvo Ocean Race is the worlds most prestigious offshore race. The event is a nine-month marathon of the seas, passing through four oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Southern Oceans) and five continents (Asia, Africa, North America, South Amercia. Gary Jobson is the author of Sailing Fundamentals ( avg rating, ratings, 12 reviews, published ), Gary Jobson ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 1 /5.


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Cover nautical miles over 10 months in an open yacht, spanning four oceans and stopping at 10 ports on five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s premier ocean sailing event. This book presents a unique history of the race that has changed the sport of open-ocean racing forever and provides complete coverage of the race itself, from its start in Southampton, England, in 3/5(3).

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Cover nautical miles over 10 months in an open yacht, spanning four oceans and stopping at 10 ports on five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean sailing event. This book presents a unique history of the race that has changed the sport of open-ocean racing forever and provides complete coverage of the race itself, from its start in Southampton, England, in September 5/5.

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The Ocean Race is the world's premier offshore race, an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour, which started over 37 years ago as the Whitbread Round the World Race.

The Ocean Race crews will experience life at the extreme as they race day and night for more than 20 days at a time, living on freeze-dried food and combating the harshest weather conditions the planet can offer. Sixty miles behind AkzoNobel were overall race leaders MAPFRE, with Team Brunel in fifth and Turn the Tide on Plastic in sixth.

Brunel skipper Bouwe Bekking, the most experienced Volvo Ocean Race sailor in the fleet, admitted his team have struggled for speed. The Ocean Race is the toughest test of a team in sport – and sailing’s greatest round-the-world challenge.

Sincewinning the Race has been an obsession for the world’s best sailors – Olympic champions, record breakers and pioneers. Fighting finish: the Volvo Ocean Race: round the world [Gary Jobson] -- Fighting Finish takes us on this ocean going adventure with complete coverage of the event, from its start in Southampton, England, in Septemberto the final celebrations in Kiel.

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The trans-Atlantic leg is the last long phase of the race, which is scheduled to finish in The Hague in late June. Sailing the Volvo Oc a. AkzoNobel’s product team will be busy supporting the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard, as the full fleet of seven Volvo Ocean 65 foot yachts will be lifted out of the water for a minor refit and re-coated in International and Awlgrip products.

Team AkzoNobel will set off on leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland to Itajai, Brazil, on March The first sponsored by Volvo and the last race to start in the UK The race was the first to be run as The Volvo Ocean Race, with the Swedish company taking ownership of the event for a tenure that would extend through the edition.

It would also be the last race to start in the UK. Volvo Ocean Race - Raw. The inside-story of what it takes to win sailing’s iconic race around the world, and the ultimate test of a team in professional sport. The closest finish of this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race took place at the back of the fleet, where just metres separated sixth from seventh place on the race into Cape Town.

Team AkzoNobel secured a fifth-place finish on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday night, the crew holding their nerve as the wind died and swirled near the finish. SHK/Scallywag fighting to the finish in Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 by Volvo Ocean Race 17 Jan GMT. The leading Volvo Ocean Race boats are dueling for the leg win as they make their way down the east coast of the North Island - with Blair Tuke's MAPFRE in a dramatic late surge.

The Volvo Ocean Race In today’s frenetic and disposable digital world, nothing captures time and conveys traditions better than a book. Books bring people, places, and memories to life.

Fighting Finish: The Volvo Ocean Race. Camp Pemigewassett. Nantucket: A Sailing Community. A Century of Sailing on Barnegat Bay.The –18 Volvo Ocean Race was the 13th edition of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean started in Alicante, Spain, and concluded in The Hague, Netherlands.

GAC Pindar provides logistic support for the race. At the stopovers, teams had premium bases for better fan interaction. Volvo made a number of changes to this : Volvo Ocean   Volvo Ocean Race - SHK/Scallywag fighting to the finish Leg 4, Race Day 16 January, As the Volvo Ocean Race stopover village opens in Hong Kong, the home team, SHK/Scallywag, continues its charge towards the finishing line.