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Volvo 70

Volvo 70

The Volvo Ocean 70 is the state-of-the-art yacht used in the Volvo Ocean Race. The VO70 'ABN AMRO TWO' skippered by Sebastien Josse holds the monohull 24 hour record at 562.96 nautical miles averaging 23.45 knots.

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Show news SailJuice Podcast with David Askew
How the Rolex Fastnet Race was won
Posted on 14 Aug
US Rolex Fastnet Race winner
Breaking the French winning streak
Posted on 7 Aug
Nothing wrong with your eyesight
Look closely, and you'll notice it is two Black Jacks, not one superimposed over the other.
Posted on 10 Mar
It's a wrap - 2019 RORC Caribbean 600
Very much on the bucket-list of any offshore sailor
Posted on 24 Feb
North Sails Weekly Debrief
RORC Caribbean 600 Takeover and #NSVictoryList
Posted on 23 Feb
RORC Caribbean 600: Top of the Class
Prizewinners get the rum
Posted on 23 Feb
Monohull line honours for Wizard
Magic Moment in the RORC Caribbean 600
Posted on 20 Feb
All set for the 2019 Pineapple Cup
MOD70 Argo with eyes on the record
Posted on 25 Jan
Tough conditions for historic Legends Race
The Legends fleet on the start line was a sight to see
Posted on 28 Jun 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race: Celebrations in Bermuda
Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 56 Varuna IV (GER) announced overall winner
Posted on 18 May 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race: Welcome to Bermuda!
Fleet safely arrived in Bermuda
Posted on 16 May 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race day 5
High pressure envelopes Bermuda and the surrounding seas
Posted on 14 May 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race day 4
Warrior takes line honours, Varuna counts the minutes
Posted on 13 May 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race day 3
Warrior on final approach to Bermuda
Posted on 12 May 2018
Antigua Bermuda Race day 2
Warrior and Varuna now over 300 miles offshore
Posted on 10 May 2018
Telefónica Blue joins Volvo Ocean Race Legends
The Volvo Ocean 70 will join former race winner Ericsson 4
Posted on 3 May 2018
Clipper Race nears Seattle, VOR's Leg 8 start
Chasing down the miles in the Clipper Race and preparing for the next VOR start
Posted on 16 Apr 2018
Two ocean races prepare for their biggest legs
Two great ocean races prepare for their biggest offshore challenges
Posted on 12 Mar 2018
Sydney Hobart - So that's what VO70s do
When he stepped aboard his new VO70 Wizard with his brother Peter just days before RSHYR
Posted on 28 Dec 2017
Only way to say it - Il Vincitore
Absolutely there is only one way to say it. The winner. Andrea Francolini images of Wizard
Posted on 24 Dec 2017
Monster Project proud to be in Grenada
After finishing the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race
Posted on 11 Dec 2017
Ian Walker Interview
Musto ambassador, Volvo Ocean Race winner, Olympic medallist
Posted on 21 Jul 2017
Allegra take Multihull Line Honours
In the Antigua Bermuda Race
Posted on 17 May 2017
Warrior wins the battle
Line honours in the Antigua Bermuda Race
Posted on 16 May 2017
Volvo Ocean Race yachts in the spotlight
At Les Voiles de St. Barth 2017
Posted on 5 Mar 2017
The Everest of Yachting
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race wrap-up
Posted on 31 Dec 2016
Landfall last boat home
In the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Posted on 31 Dec 2016
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
In the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Posted on 30 Dec 2016
Everyone has a story to tell
In the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Posted on 29 Dec 2016
Giacomo's Rolex Sydney Hobart win
A matter of meticulous planning and execution
Posted on 29 Dec 2016
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Wizard, Peter and David Askew's Volvo Open 70 - RORC Yacht of the Year
© Rolex / Kurt Arrigo
The Hague Stopover. 30 June, 2018.
© Jen Edney / Volvo Ocean Race
Carolijn Brouwer (The Netherlands) rounding Cape Horn for the third time. 29 March, 2018.
© Martin Keruzore / Volvo Ocean Race
USA 70000 Wizard, David and Peter Askew, during the 165th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta
© Daniel Forster
Want to go fast? Really fast? Happy to work her back up to scratch? Monster Project could be yours...
© Rowell / Flagstaff
Leg 10, from Cardiff to Gothenburg, day 04 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic.
© Jen Edney / Volvo Ocean Race
Stan Honey aboard ABN AMRO on the 2005-6 Volvo Ocean Race
© Transpacific Yacht Club
Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race skippers
© imagecomms
The Hon. E.P. Chet Greene, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration presents the overall winners trophy to a member of David and Peter Askew's Volvo 70 Wizard - 2019 RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel
RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy - David and Peter Askew's Volvo 70 Wizard (USA) will pick up the overall winners trophy at tonight's prizegiving
© Arthur Daniel
`To win the race is beyond our wildest dreams`- Wizard Volvo 70 owned by Brothers David and Peter Askew - RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
Wizard put in a near faultless performance in the RORC Caribbean 600
© Tim Wright / Photoaction.com
Team Wizard after completing the race in Antigua - RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
2019 RORC Caribbean 600 winner - Volvo 70 Wizard (USA)
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
Volvo 70 Wizard (USA) has won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC
© Tim Wright / Photoaction.com
Brothers David & Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 in the RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
Monohull Line Honours for Volvo 70 Wizard after completing the race in an elapsed time of 1d 19h 38m 44s in the RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
in the RORC Caribbean 600
© Arthur Daniel / RORC
Volvo 70 Wizard owned by David and Peter Askew (USA) blasting through the big sea state - RORC Caribbean 600
© Tim Wright
Wizard - 34th Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race
© Sam Holliday
David and Peter Askew's (Salt Lake City, Utah/Baltimore, Maryland, USA) American Volvo 70 Wizard will bring together a regular team of high profile sailors for the race, skippered by Charlie Enright (Newport, R.I) - RORC Caribbean 600
© Andrea Francolini
Back in 2019. Stephen Murray Jr's American turbo-charged Volvo 70 Warrior took line honours in the last race
© Event Media
Volvo Open 70 s ABN AMRO ONE and her sister ship ABN AMRO TWO racing side by side at the start of Leg 4 to Rio De Janeiro - 2004 Volvo OR
© David Branigan / Volvo Ocean Race
Wade Morgan on the bow of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
© Ian Roman / www.ianroman.com
Mike Sanderson - twice winner of the Volvo Ocean Race
© Ian Roman / Volvo Ocean Race
2014-15 VOR Leg 9 - Will Oxley at the nav station of Team Alvimedica
© Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica
The Magnus Olsson skippered Ericsson 3, started 7 hours late on Leg 4 of the 2008/09 Volvo Ocean Race picked a better route, and passed the fleet to win the Leg
© Dave Kneale / Volvo Ocean Race
Assa Abloy skipper Magnus Olsson (SWE) at the press conference in Cape Town 2001/02 Volvo Ocean Race
© Volvo Ocean Race Volvo Ocean Race
Green Dragon
© Rick Tomlinson
An elated crew after smashing their previous record set in the inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race last year by over 24 hours - Warrior, Volvo 70 sailed by Stephen Murray Jr.
© Louay Habib