Video: Why the Volvo Ocean Race Remains a Massive Adventure

The Volvo Ocean Race has left the Southern Ocean behind and is now making its way north towards the it’s one stop in North America. The race has been a long and difficult one already and it is still a long way from being over. For those that think that sailing isn’t an extreme sport, perhaps this video will convince you otherwise. It provides a wonderful and terrifying look at what it is like to sail in the Southern Ocean, with massive waves and big winds propelling these ships along at surprising speeds. This is one crazy clip that will give you a whole new respect for what this sailors endure during the race.

Kraig Becker