Volvo Ocean Race is now onto its second leg, sailing from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi. They reach NZ shores (Auckland) in March 2015.
Volvo Ocean Race is the leading round-the-world sailing race for teams, with a series of stops that give fans the chance to experience the In-Port Race series. It began life in 1973 and was then known as the Whitbread. Today it is sailing's biggest offshore race and one of the most coveted prizes in the sport. It lasts for nearly nine months - it’s the longest sport event in the world and the ultimate test for human endurance.