9780977129485

Life at the Extreme; The Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2005–2006

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  • ISBN13:

    9780977129485

  • ISBN10:

    0977129489

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2006-11-01
  • Publisher: Nomad Press

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Summary

With stunning photographs and unprecedented access to the boats and their crews, this chronicle captures the entirety of the 20052006 Volvo Ocean Racethe famous and prestigious open-ocean, around-the-world sailing event that occurs once every four years. A complete history of the race, on-board interviews, and a leg-by-leg analysis complement full details on the seven participating teams and their nearly eight-month-long race around the globe.

Author Biography

Rob Mundle is the author of several titles, including Fatal Storm and Ocean Warriors.

Table of Contents

Raising the Curtain: A taste of what's to comep. 1
Putting Extreme Into Perspective: The course, the challenge, the new era, and the new boatsp. 2
Meet the Players: The teams, the sponsorsp. 12
The Contest: A leg-by-leg account of the racep. 14
Vigo to Cape Town
Cape Town to Melbourne
Melbourne to Wellington
Wellington to Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro to Baltimore
Annapolis to New York
New York to Portsmouth
Portsmouth to Rotterdam
Rotterdam to Goteborg
Times Gone By: An encapsulation of the magnificent history of the Volvo Ocean Race told through the voices of a competitor in each of the past racesp. 110
1973-74
1977-78
1981-82
1985-86
1989-90
1993-94
1997-98
2001-02
The Finish linep. 136
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