Race Videos 2015
Cowes, 10th August: Five Volvo Ocean 65s go head to head in Round Britain and Ireland Race. Video powered by http://www.yachtfernsehen.com. Five Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will line up against each other in a dress rehearsal of the event proper when they compete in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ire...
Team Concise's Forty1Design at the start of the 2014 Round Britain and Ireland
The 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race was a record race: 5 World Records broken* and fantastic win in IRC Overall for Ker 51, Varuna. *Subject to ratification by the WSSRC
Dream team of Brian Thompson, Mikey Ferguson, Pete Cumming, Olly Young, Kit Cheng and Stenner compete in the 2014 Round Britain and Ireland Race on board IMOCA 60 Artemis Team Endeavour. IRC line honours and new IMOCA 60 Record for the course.
The girls stay focused as they battle with Alvimedica and Dongfeng for podium position. Lighter conditions allow the girls to catch up on essential tasks such as having a good meal.
It's hard to explain how wet living on a Volvo Ocean 65 can be, wave after wave over the deck covering everything in its path, find out how the girls on SCA are handling the conditions on Day 3 of the Round Britain and Ireland Race
It's Day 5 and the crew are working hard, for Team SCA this is the first of many races and they will push hard right until the end.
Day 2 of the Round Britain and Ireland race - Teeth are chattering. Eyes are blood shot. Bodies are aching. When we do have the chance to sleep, it is in bursts. It's nearly 0600 and except for a few naps during the night, Team SCA has been up for 24hrs. "It's tiring," Annie said. "And the boys are ...
Using unseen emotional footage captured before the start and the raw, no nonsense footage that has come off the boat this is the story of our journey so far as 'Dongfeng' is just one of the Volvo Ocean 65's taking part in the Round Britain and Ireland Race.
Dongfeng Race Team are 'out of the washing machine' and 'into the dryer' as the Chinese guys onboard enjoy the closest thing to 'normal life' you can get onboard a Volvo Ocean 65!
Dongfeng Race Team fight for second place with Team Campos as they fly around the Shetlands. Pascal's hand appears to be in better shape and Martin Strömberg is the man of the moment with everything under control!
Raw unedited footage from the boat of the moment Dongfeng Race Team broke their sail 48 hours in to the Round Britain and Ireland Race.
Raw footage from onboard 'Dongfeng' during the Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014. Footage includes the team in 'race mode' for the first time as well as an injury to one of the crew members. No one said offshore racing was easy.
Here's Ned Collier Wakefield sending the first interview from Concise 8 at the start of the RORC Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race
We take you dockside with Simon Fisher, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's navigator, just after their team set a new monohull record in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, beating out the rest of the Volvo Ocean 65 fleet.
Video by Oman Sail Sidney Gavignet and the 50% Omani crew of Musandam-Oman Sail, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, at 12.42.36 BST on Thursday 14th August 2014. This is an elapsed time of 3 days, 3 hours, 32 minutes, 36 ...
Finally. Five Volvo Ocean 65s on one starting line. Stop drooling.
Short video snippets and videos collected from competitors and other source
Oman's Sail's CEO David Graham sailed onboard the MOD70 Musandam Oman Sail for his first Rolex Fastnet race. They finished second MOD 70 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Paradox benefitted from the weather front that gave much relieved windless Rolex Fastnet Race fleet some breeze at last, albeit with the accompanying rain. They sped past the Lizard at 34 knots and arrived Wednesday morning in Plymouth with a good chance of winning the multihull prize on handicap...
The hotly contested one design Class 40 in the Rolex Fastnet Race was the fist time the round the world and World championship sailor Andy Beadsworth had sailed short handed, with American owner Mike Hennessy.
Griff finished the gruelling and frustratingly calm race in the rain on Friday morning at the Plymouth Sound finish line, but enjoyed the whole experience, his first Rolex Fastnet Race.
Stuart Childerley and Kelvin Rawlings onJester win the two handed division of the Rolex Fastnet Race
Olympic dinghy sailor Stuart Childerley and long time big boat sailor Kelvin Rawlings have not only won the two-handed class in the Fastnet, but also came 4th in the overall results. The duo, new to shorthanded sailing, but many Fastnets between them are the first Brits in the Rolex Fastnet Race, t...
Another competitor in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2015, onboard Galahad Logic a First 40.
The new French JPK 10:80 of Géry Trentesaux was leading the overall standings on Thursday with a handsome lead over her nearest rivals by more than two hours on corrected time, and looks set to take the Fastnet Trophy.
Update from our skipper Ned Collier Wakefield as Concise 10 rounds the Fastnet Rock
Rolex Fastnet : le 3e jour de course en images ! Prendre son mal en patience... La devise de Paul Meilhat et de Michel Desjoyeaux en attendant le retour du vent, prévu cette nuit. Crédits : Brian Carlin / SMA
Mike Slade's 100ft maxi Leopard finished the 46th Rolex Fastnet Race early Wednesday morning, after a slow but intense race. A calm and fluky set of conditions, but enjoyed by the owner Mike Slade, race record holder in 2007 and two-time line honours winner.
Mike Slade's 100ft maxi Leopard finished the 46th Rolex Fastnet Race early Wednesday morning, after a slow but intense race. Light weather conditions is enjoyed by tactician Ian Budgen.