The 1997-98 Whitbread Round the World Race was won by Paul Cayard and his EF Language team, who won three of the first five legs, en route to a convincing victory. His team was composed of many sailors from his 1999-2000 America’s Cup campaign, and they brought an as yet unseen intensity to their approach on the water.
To The Ends of The Earth – The First 40 Years | Volvo Ocean Race
No computers and internet, no GPS, no mobile phones! A produced and written documentary about the incredible Volvo Ocean Race, a competition where teamwork is essential, fatigue is standard, and death is always just a few steps away.
Official Film: Whitbread Round the World Race 1981-82
Conny van Rietschoten returned to the third edition of the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1981-82 determined not just to defend his title but to win both line honors on every leg, and the overall race on handicap. Impressively, with his Flyer II, he was able to accomplish just that.