• VOR_20172.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson
    • For editorial use only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson ....Telefonica Blue at the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.....For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +34 606 905 497 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.com. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.com....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward in the UK on +44 7801 185 320 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.com. Sophie Luther in Spain on +34 606 894 940 or email sophie.luther@volvooceanrace.com
    • VOR_20159.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson
    • For editorial use only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson ....Telefonica Blue at the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.....For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +34 606 905 497 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.com. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.com....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward in the UK on +44 7801 185 320 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.com. Sophie Luther in Spain on +34 606 894 940 or email sophie.luther@volvooceanrace.com
    • VOR18927.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race...Telefonica Blue, skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) finish third on leg 10 in St Petersburg, crossing the line at 00:51:55 GMT..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
    • VOR18895.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) finish third on leg 10 in St Petersburg,crossing the line at 00:51:55 GMT....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
    • VOR18896.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) finish third on leg 10 in St Petersburg,crossing the line at 00:51:55 GMT....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
    • VOR18872.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) finish third on leg 10 in St Petersburg, crossing the line at 00:51:55 GMT..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
    • VOR18652.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) finish first in the Stockholm in-port 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
    • VOR18640.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) finish first in the Stockholm in-port 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
    • VOR18476.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica shore crews work around the clock to fix the damage sustained when they ran aground at the start of leg 9....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
    • VOR18352.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica shore crews work around the clock to fix the damage sustained when they ran aground at the start of leg 9..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
    • VOR18350.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica shore crews work around the clock to fix the damage sustained when they ran aground at the start of leg 9..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
    • VOR18225.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.....Telefonica Blue run aground the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....They hit rocks while racing at approximately 14 knots of boatspeed. After 2 hours of attempts by pilot boats and the coastguard,the boat was finally freed and has made its way back to Marstrand for a full inspection....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
    • VOR18224.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.....Telefonica Blue run aground the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....They hit rocks while racing at approximately 14 knots of boatspeed. After 2 hours of attempts by pilot boats and the coastguard,the boat was finally freed and has made its way back to Marstrand for a full inspection....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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • VOR18524.jpg
    • Credit: Joakim Rechnitzer/baadmagasinet.
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Joakim Rechnitzer/baadmagasinet.dk....Telefonica Blue blasting through Oresund between Denmark and Sweden. Approximate speed: 18-20 knots when hit by strong wind....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
    • VOR17428.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Rough weather in the North Atlantic,onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 7 from Boston to Galway....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
    • VOR17427.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Rough weather in the North Atlantic,onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 7 from Boston to Galway....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
    • VOR17036.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..The crew pick a route round the ice box, onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 7 from Boston to Galway..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
    • VOR16987.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Jordi Calafat and Pablo Arrarte covering themself from an imminent cold shower,onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 7 from Boston to Galway....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
    • VOR16988.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Rough weather onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 7 from Boston to Galway....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
    • VOR16267.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) finish third on leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston,crossing the finish line at 21:23:02 GMT 26/04/09....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
    • VOR16119.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue,on leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston....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
    • VOR16121.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue,on leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston....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
    • VOR15626.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 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston....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
    • VOR15992.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race.....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) at the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston....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: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/V
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..PUMA Ocean Racing cross, at the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Rio de Janeiro to Boston..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
    • VOR159391.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race.....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) at the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Rio de Janeiro to Boston....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
    • VOR15945.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race...Telefonica Blue, skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) at the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Rio de Janeiro to Boston..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
    • VOR15992.jpg
    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race...Telefonica Blue, skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) at the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Rio de Janeiro to Boston..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
    • VOR15182.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) finish fifth into Rio de Janeiro on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, crossing the line at 03:55:00 GMT 29/03/09..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
    • VOR15177.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Trimmer Xabier Fernandez (ESP)....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) finish fifth into Rio de Janeiro on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,crossing the line at 03:55:00 GMT 29/03/09....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
    • VOR15186.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Trimmer Pablo Arrarte (ESP)....Telefonica Blue arrive in sixth place into Rio de Janeiro on Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09,after more than 40 days at sea....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
    • VOR15175.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Navigator Tom Addis (AUS)....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) finish fifth into Rio de Janeiro on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,crossing the line at 03:55:00 GMT 29/03/09....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
    • VOR15169.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Bouwe Bekking with his family....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) (pictured) finish fifth into Rio de Janeiro on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,crossing the line at 03:55:00 GMT 29/03/09....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
    • VOR14798.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue feeling the full force of the Southern Ocean as they approach Cape horn,on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro....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
    • VOR14799.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue feeling the full force of the Southern Ocean as they approach Cape horn,on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro....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
    • VOR14800.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue feeling the full force of the Southern Ocean as they approach Cape horn,on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro....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
    • VOR14746.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue,about to take a dive,on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro....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
    • VOR14326.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Average Wind Speed over 40Kn, gusts of up to 50Kn apparent, True Wind Speed 30-32Kn. The only protection is the helmet...Telefonica Blue approaching the Southern Ocean, on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro..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.
    • VOR14327.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Average Wind Speed over 40Kn, gusts of up to 50Kn apparent, True Wind Speed 30-32Kn. The only protection is the helmet...Telefonica Blue approaching the Southern Ocean, on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro..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.
    • VOR14324.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Michael Pammenter having a break during his watch, as Telefonica Blue approach the Southern Ocean, on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro..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.
    • VOR14080.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race....Pablo Arrarte during a sail change onboard Telefonica Blue,on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro....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
    • VOR14119.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Pablo Arrarte working the pit on Telefonica Blue, on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Qingdao to Rio de Janeiro..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.
    • VOR13903.jpg
    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica Blue, Skippered by Bouwe Bekking, undergoes emergency keel repairs overnight in Qingdao before commencing Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, after the yacht hit a rock before the start. At over 12,000 miles, Leg 5 is the longest leg ever attempted in the history of the 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
    • VOR13092.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Pepe Ribes is holding hard while Xabier Fernandez is trying to go to windward..Telefonica Blue takes a battering in heavy storms, on leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Singapore to Qingdao, China..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.
    • VOR13095.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Pablo Arrarte trying to hide from the wave ..Telefonica Blue takes a battering in heavy storms, on leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Singapore to Qingdao, China..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.
    • VOR13063.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Jordi Calafat looking for the gust while trimming the traveller, onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Singapore to Qingdao, China..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.
    • VOR13043.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Stacking for Pepe Ribes onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Singapore to Qingdao, China..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.
    • VOR13003.jpg
    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Iker Martinez lookong for the wind while Bouwe Bekking is driving, on leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Singapore to Qingdao, China..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
    • VOR12807.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 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race,from Singapore to Qingdao,China....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
    • VOR12704.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) who finished 3rd overall..The fleet of Volvo Open 70's battle around the short course for the Singapore In-Port Races. ..The second in the series of seven in-port race events, the results of which count towards the overall result of the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 started at 0525 GMT, 1325 local time in a gusty 10 - 15 knot breeze. Both sides of the race course were lined with spectator boats for the first ever southeast Asia in-port 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
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Blue,skippered by Bouwe Bekking (NED) who finished 3rd overall....The fleet of Volvo Open 70's battle around the short course for the Singapore In-Port Races. ....The second in the series of seven in-port race events,the results of which count towards the overall result of the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 started at 0525 GMT,1325 local time in a gusty 10 - 15 knot breeze. Both sides of the race course were lined with spectator boats for the first ever southeast Asia in-port 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
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    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Xabier Fernandez being interviewed by Gabriele Olivo, onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race from India to Singapore..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..Skipper Bouwe Bekking is interviewed by the media..Telefonica Blue, skippered by Bouwe Bekking from Netherlands, finishes in second place on leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Cape Town, South Africa to Cochin India. The boat crossed the finish line 12:37:50 GMT under a beautiful Indian sunset..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: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Climbing the mast onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 2 of the 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.
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    • Credit: Gabriele Olivo/Equipo Telefonica
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Gabriele Olivo/Telefonica Blue/Volvo Ocean Race..Media Crew Member Gabriele Olivo preparing lunch onboard Telefonica Blue, on leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Cape Town, South Africa to Cochin, India..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.