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    1 Nov 2011 The great and the good from the 38-year history of the Volvo and its predecessor Whitbread races are already putting the first week of November 2011 in their diaries, following the announcement of the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion to be held in Alicante 1 – 5 November 2011.Read More

  • Two-time Whitbread yacht Adventure, the British Royal Navy entrant in 1973 and 1977.
    Legends Regatta to get taste of 'Adventure'

    25 Jul 2011 The Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta will have another link to the first edition of the Whitbread in 1973-74 with 'Adventure' to be represented by her sister ship 'Dasher'.Read More

  • Traite de Rome competing in the 1977-78 Whitbread Round the World Race
    Traité de Rome latest Legends entry

    21 Jun 2011 Two-time Whitbread entry, Traité de Rome, will fly the EU flag at the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion this November.Read More

  • Circa 1981-82 Whitbread Round the World Race. The Swan 57 Berge Viking, skippered by Norwegian Peder
    Legends entry sponsors scholarship

    26 May 2011 It is 30 years since the Swan 57 Berge Viking took part in the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1981-82, becoming the first Norwegian entry and sailing with a fully Norwegian crew. Read More

  • Skip Novak
    Novak latest Legends Ambassador

    23 May 2011 Skip Novak, skipper of Whitbread 1985-86 entry, Drum (famously owned by British rock star Simon Le Bon), is now an Ambassador to the Volvo Ocean Race Legends. Read More

  • Whitbread Round The World Race 1981-82. 'Gauloises III'
    French yachting dynasty enters Legends

    3 May 2011 The French Viant family will charter Gauloises III (1981-82) to enter the Legends regatta in November. This is a new chapter for a clan whose name is part of the history of the first three Whitbread races. Read More

  • Whitbread Round the World Race 1989-90 winner Steinlager II.
    Steinlager 2 to race in Legends

    26 Apr 2011 

The iconic Steinlager 2 will be joining the celebrations this November in Alicante, at the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion. Legendary Kiwi skipper Sir Peter Blake helmed the maxi to success and fame in 1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Race, by wi…Read More

  • Ericsson 3, skippered by Magnus Olsson finish first into Rio de Janeiro on leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean
    Magnus Olsson supports Legends Reunion

    18 Mar 2011 Six-time race veteran, Magnus Olsson will be an Ambassador to the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion, to be held in Alicante 1-5 November this year. Olsson joins fellow Ambassadors Lady Pippa Blake and Sir Chay Blyth CBE, BEM. Read More

  • Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race 1989-90, Charles Jourdan, skippered by Alain Gabbay. Start of l
    Charles Jourdan ready to race

    16 Feb 2011 Refitted and ready to go, the immaculate Charles Jourdan is heading to Alicante this November to race against others in the Volvo Ocean Race Legends, the first official regatta and reunion.Read More

  • Circa 1981-82 Whitbread Round the World Race. The Swan 57 Berge Viking, skippered by Norwegian Peder
    Norwegian Berge Viking at Legends

    31 Jan 2011 Past Whitbread competitor, Berge Viking, will be in Alicante to take part in the Legends Regatta and reunion this year.Read More

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