Volvo Ocean Race

And they are off to The Hague!!
Places we have been:
Alicante, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Cape Town
Melbourne
Hong Kong
Newport RI
Gottenburg
Cardiff, Wales


http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/raceblog.html


The Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) is a sailing race that takes seven teams over 45,000 miles around the world and stopping at 12 cities.  Students have adopted teams and will be charting the routes, learning the importance of working together, hard work, and perseverance while learning about international cities. Information about the races, results,  teams, and great photos and videos can be found at:
http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/home.html

Parts of a Sailboat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pM96WzoY48


The teams for the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race and their websites 


Team Brunel (Netherlands)
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Team-Brunel.html  
AND
brunelsailing.net

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Dongfeng ( China)

www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Dongfeng-Race-Team.html
AND
www.dongfengraceteam.cn/

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Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag ( Hong Kong)  
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Team-Sun-Hung-Kai-Scallywag.html


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Mapfre (Spain) 
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Mapfre.html  AND
desafiomapfre.com/en/team/


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Vestas 11th Hour  racing (USA/Denmark)
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Vestas-11th-Hour-Racing.html
 https://vestas11thhourracing.com/


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Turn the Tide ( UN/Global) 
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Turn-The-Tide-On-Plastic.html   AND
http://cleanseas.org/

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AkzoNobel (Netherlands)

www.volvooceanrace.com/en/teams/Team-AkzoNobel.html   AND
www.teamakzonobel.com/

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