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Fast boats to China — the race is on again

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The boat with the strongest Irish connection, Team Sanya celebrated Chinese New Year’s Eve this week by leading a full strength Volvo Ocean Race fleet off the start line on the 3,051-nautical mile Leg 3 second stage from the Maldives to their home port in China.

Volvo yachts hoisted onto ships as organisers bid to avoid pirates

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THE MILLIONS of euro worth of sailing vessels that comprise the competing boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were delicately loaded onto ships in the Indian Ocean yesterday in a bid to prevent violent pirates from learning the route and attacking the valuable vessels as they edge slowly closer to the finishing line in Galway next summer.

‘I’ll be back’, Puma skipper vows

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Puma skipper Ken Read is so impressed with Galway after his two-week stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race, he is pledging to return to Ireland next year.


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