Saturday, 9 July 2011

VOR : Gybe Talkin' - Recent Volvo Ocean Race Podcasts

Recent Volvo Ocean Race podcasts, led by Guy Swindells:

6 July 2011
This week we hear from skipper Ian Walker as Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing officially names their boat, Groupama’s Damian Foxall describes their 2,000-mile qualifying sail and skipper Mike Sanderson compares China’s Team Sanya campaign with that of Delta Lloyd last time out.

21 June 2011
In this edition, we talk to Mike Sanderson as he takes the helm of the Chinese entry into the Volvo Ocean Race – Team Sanya. Grant Dalton tells us about his trip aboard CAMPER and looks forward to the Legends Regatta, and there’s Ben Ainslie too.

7 June 2011
We talk to PUMA Ocean Racing skipper Kenny Read, meet new Telefónica team member Pepe Ribes and Luke Molloy tells us about an auction to raise money for kidney research.

24 May 2011
We catch up with Skip Novak, a proper race legend who is the fourth ambassador to the Legends Regatta, with Groupama's Phil Harmer, trimmer and sailmaker, in Lorient and talk to Team Telefónica's skipper, Iker Martínez in Lanzarote.

12 May 2011
We talk to Farr Yacht Design president, Patrick Shaughnessy, who has been keeping a weather eye on the new boat launches; catch up with skipper Ian Walker; and talk to Groupama's Damian Foxall in Lorient where the team is preparing to launch their boat.

26 April 2011
We talk to Iker Martinez who has been confirmed as Telefónica's skipper for the next Volvo Ocean Race, Ran IV's Tim Powell discusses TP52's and Andy Meiklejohn looks back at a tough Barcelona World Race.

14 April 2011
We meet Volvo Ocean Race debutante Rome Kirby - son of Jerry, hear how Plymouth became an AC Series venue from Yachting World's David Glenn and Pepe Ribes looks back at the Barcelona World Race.

29 March 2011
We talk to the latest Volvo Legends Regatta ambassador Magnus Olsson, Volvo Race Director Jack Lloyd, Team GBR boss Stephen Park and Xabi Fernandez, Andy Meiklejohn and Wouter Verbraak from the Barcelona World Race.

15 March 2011
We count down the final 500 days till the 2012 Olympics with GBR sailing boss Stephen Park, hear from Thomas Colville on Sodebo, Brian Thompson on Banque Populaire's failed Jules Verne attempt and Guido Belgiorno-Nettis on the Farr 40 Worlds.

15 February 2011
We look ahead to the Extreme 40 series with Ian Williams, Iker Martinez tells us how to mend a daggerboard in the Barcelona World Race, we discuss round-the-world record attempts with James Boyd and ticketing for the 2012 Olympic sailing with Matt Sheahan.

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