Best of 2008-09 (764 items)

    • VOR18271.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18272.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18280.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18283.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18285.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) take on water after running aground at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18345.jpg
    • Credit: Guo Chuan/Green Dragon Racing/Vo
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Guo Chuan/Green Dragon Racing/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon,on leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18082.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4, skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) finish first on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand, crossing the line at 02:57:19 GMT 11/06/09..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17973.jpg
    • Credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Oc
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Ocean Race....Martin Strömberg fixing the clew on a gennaker,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17940.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA)....The Rotterdam Gate Race,was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands.....The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed.....The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3,labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings,set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03),Telefonica Black (14:35),Telefonica Blue (14:56),Green Dragon (14:58),Delta Lloyd (15:03),Ericsson 4 (15:11).....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17945.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl....Telefonica Black,skippered by Fernando Echavarri (ESP)....The Rotterdam Gate Race,was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands.....The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed.....The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3,labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings,set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03),Telefonica Black (14:35),Telefonica Blue (14:56),Green Dragon (14:58),Delta Lloyd (15:03),Ericsson 4 (15:11).....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17954.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl....Delta Lloyd,skippered by Roberto Bermudez (ESP)....The Rotterdam Gate Race,was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands.....The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed.....The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3,labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings,set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03),Telefonica Black (14:35),Telefonica Blue (14:56),Green Dragon (14:58),Delta Lloyd (15:03),Ericsson 4 (15:11).....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17934.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl..Ericsson 4, skippered by Torben Grael (BRA)..The Rotterdam Gate Race, was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands...The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed...The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3, labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings, set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03), Telefonica Black (14:35), Telefonica Blue (14:56), Green Dragon (14:58), Delta Lloyd (15:03), Ericsson 4 (15:11)...The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org.
    • VOR17933.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl....Bowman Phil Jameson (NZL) Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA)....The Rotterdam Gate Race,was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands.....The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed.....The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3,labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings,set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03),Telefonica Black (14:35),Telefonica Blue (14:56),Green Dragon (14:58),Delta Lloyd (15:03),Ericsson 4 (15:11).....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18348.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Vol
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race....Casey Smith asleep onboard PUMA Ocean Racing,on leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17941.jpg
    • Credit: © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek
    • © Ronald Koelink - foto-nautiek.nl..PUMA Ocean Racing, skippered by Ken Read (USA)..The Rotterdam Gate Race, was completed this morning as the fleet passed by the Netherlands...The gate race course was marked out by two rounding points requiring the fleet to complete a reaching loop. The idea was for the times set by the Volvo Open 70s to be logged and for professionals and amateurs to challenge those times when they were let loose on the course once the fleet had passed...The 70s completed the 3.6 nautical mile time trial in 20-25 knots with the wind at 220. Ericsson 3, labouring at the back of the fleet in the Leg 8 standings, set the fastest time of 12 minutes 40 seconds. Thereafter the order was PUMA (14:03), Telefonica Black (14:35), Telefonica Blue (14:56), Green Dragon (14:58), Delta Lloyd (15:03), Ericsson 4 (15:11)...The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org.
    • VOR18207.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Vol
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race..Rob Salthouse, onboard PUMA Ocean Racing, on leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18732.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Vol
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Deppe/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race..Counting down to the start of leg 10 from Stockholm to St Petersburg..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17904.jpg
    • Credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Oc
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Ocean Race..Bowmen Martin Krite and Anders Dahlsjö keeping track of Ericsson 4, on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17982.jpg
    • Credit: huangjian/Green Dragon Racing/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Guo Chuan/Green Dragon Racing/Volvo Ocean Race....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17990.jpg
    • Credit: huangjian/Green Dragon Racing/Vo
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Huang Jian/Green Dragon Racing/Volvo Ocean Race..Sailing past wind farms, on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17831.jpg
    • Credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Oc
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Ocean Race....Onboard Ericsson 3,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17813.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..Green Dragon racing down the coast of Ireland on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17812.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4 racing down the coast of Ireland on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17873.jpg
    • Credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocea
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon,as seen from Ericsson 4,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • Best171.JPG
    • Credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocea
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocean Race..Green Dragon, as seen from Ericsson 4, on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17840.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....The wind quickly picks up and becomes \\"hang on\\" mode,onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17781.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..The fleet surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17742.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica Blue, skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17739.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17827.jpg
    • Credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Oc
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gustav Morin/Ericsson 3/Volvo Ocean Race....Onboard Ericsson 3,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17722.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..The fleet blast out of Galway Bay with Ericsson 4 in the lead, at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17749.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17751.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17783.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17786.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17809.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing at sunset off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17853.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17878.jpg
    • Credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocea
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Guy Salter/Ericsson 4/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4 just before they wipeout,on leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17752.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17753.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....The start of a water spout coming down from the clouds at sunset....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17763.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon,skippered by Ian Walker (GBR) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17785.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17788.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17796.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17814.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon racing down the coast of Ireland on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17863.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR18483.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon,skippered by Ian Walker (GBR) and Delta Lloyd,skippered by Roberto Bermudez,at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17751.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..PUMA Ocean Racing, skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17783.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17787.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17788.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica Blue surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17851.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17853.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
    • VOR17862.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Thousands of people gather in the Galway race village to see live music ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..PUMA Ocean Racing, skippered by Ken Read (USA) come first in the In-port Race in Galway Bay..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race.....Teams take part in the In-port race practice in Galway Bay....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Thousands of people gather in the Galway race village to see live music ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org