Volvo Ocean Race Team Green Dragon complete qualifying passage. See onboard images
During its Volvo Ocean Race qualifier, Team Green Dragon sailed north to a waypoint of 5932 .2N 020.6W (approximately halfway between the Outer Hebrides and the Faroe Islands) then west, 200 miles south of Iceland, before turning south and back to their training base in Cork.
This year will see the start of the tenth Volvo Ocean Race. Starting from Alicante, Spain on 4 October, it will take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race.