Volvo Car - Volvo Ocean Race



2007

[18.01.07]
The 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race will start in the port of Alicante, Spain in the northern hemisphere autumn of 2008. The next running of the VOR will introduce changes to crew number...

2006

[23.01.06]
As the City of Melbourne prepares this weekend to welcome the world's fastest monohull yachts to Waterfront City in the Dockland, Volvo Car extends a welcome to all jour...

2005

[18.10.05]
An innovative online information service goes live today with the aim of allowing media visitors to get under the skin of the world's premier ocean race, the Volvo Ocean...
[22.03.05]
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The Volvo Ocean Race is bracing for the bright lights of Hollywood with the announcement that there will be a Pirates of the Caribbean II entry in the 2005-2006 round th...
[14.02.05]
Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Portsmouth (UK) and Gothenburg (Sweden) have been confirmed as the last two stopover ports and the finish of the 31,250 nautical mile Volvo ...

2004

[15.11.04]
Southampton, England – Inside one year until the starting gun fires to commence the Volvo Ocean Race 2005 – 2006, the Board of ING Real Estate is proud to announce it...
[07.07.04]
The southern hemisphere will mount its strongest challenge for many years in the Volvo Ocean Race. Two teams, one from Australia and one from Brazil, are now preparing to...
[18.02.04]
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London, February 17 – The excitement of the world's premier ocean race is set to touch the lives of its biggest ever world-wide audience as the Volvo Ocean Race announc...
[23.01.04]
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No one said the gig would be easy. Glenn Bourke accepted the top job as Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Ocean Race more than a year ago. Since then he's written the ...

2003

[13.11.03]
Telefónica announced as major sponsor of Spanish entry Large interest among potential syndicates for the next race Today the city of...
[23.06.03]
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Southampton, England-- Grant Wharington, Barney Walker and Matt Allen have announced the formation of their Australian Volvo Ocean Racing Syndicate - "Premier Challenge"-...
[12.02.03]
Glenn Bourke, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, has laid down the challenge; "To find the most consummate all-round ocean racing team the world has ever seen". The starting po...

2001

[20.11.01]
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Timed to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Cars has launched a new Limited Edition ocean-blue Cross Country to add further spice to the trans-ocean event. ...
[25.09.01]
The health of four of the world's great oceans will be tested along with the skills of the world's best yachtsmen and women during the Volvo Ocean Race Around the World 2...
[25.09.01]
The countdown has startedÖheading to local waters is the AUD 200 million fleet of the world's most advanced ocean racing yachts crewed by the world's best sailors, compe...
[19.09.01]
‘The Grand Prix of the Seas’ takes shape as the AUD200 million fleet gathers in Southampton for the Volvo Ocean Race They look very different to traditional racing yacht...
[29.06.01]
National Geographic and Volvo Car Corporation have signed a one-year contract valued at AUD18.7million to provide global, multi-platform coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race,...

2000

[25.10.00]
New York, NY, October 12, 2000 -- News Corporation, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies today announced its entry in the Volvo Ocean Race ...
[28.03.00]
The Australian Yachting Federation (AYF) has today announced the 2000 Volvo Australian Youth Team to compete at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships...

1999

[30.04.99]
Sydney Wins Volvo Ocean Race Bid as Dennis Connor’s Entry Pushes Number of Race Registrations to Sev The Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2001-2002 Australian stop...
[27.04.99]
The Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2001-2002 - formerly known as The Whitbread - is the premier event in world-class sailing and introduced ocean racing to mi...