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Testing to Triumph: Episode 2

In this video former Volvo Ocean Race CEO, Knut Frostad, explains the rigorous testing each electronic component on every competing boat undergoes for this epic race.

B&G award winning sailing electronics have been at the heart of every Volvo Ocean Race winner ever.

#HeartOfTheRace explores what goes into making sailing electronics that are tough enough and smart enough to withstand the extremes of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Meet our competition winner

B&G’s photo competition received some amazing images, capturing people’s passion for sailing. Ewa was one of our winners and joined us in Alicante for the start of the race, VIP tours of a VO65, the Race Control, Boatyard and other experiences.

Watch the video here of when she arrived at the Race Village ahead of the start…

Bleddyn Mon onboard the Volvo Ocean 65

It’s 2 days until race start and B&G are onboard Turn the Tide on Plastic’s Volvo Ocean 65. Crew member Bleddyn Mon gives us the tour. Explore the deck, the living quarters and where the sailors sleep. 8 months onboard – could you handle it?

Simon Fisher – Life as a Volvo Ocean Race Navigator

To be a Navigator in the Volvo Ocean Race, you need to be proficient in the electronics, understand boat performance, the weather, data analysis – and be a good sailor too! Simon Fisher, Navigator for Vestas 11th Hour Racing describes a typical day onboard.

B&G Support at the Volvo Ocean Race

B&G attend every stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race to support the boatyard, the teams and Race Control. B&G work with each team, providing health checks and making sure that the equipment is performing as it should.

B&G Heart of the Race – Concept and Design

B&G award winning sailing electronics have been at the heart of every Volvo Ocean Race winner ever. #HeartOfTheRace explores what goes into making sailing electronics that are tough enough and smart enough to withstand the extremes of the Volvo Ocean Race.

B&G Heart of the Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the toughest races on the planet and the toughest race requires the toughest electronics. B&G Electronics have been onboard every Volvo Ocean Race winner ever. Heart of the Race documents the journey of The flagship Zeus3 from it’s concept and design right through to it’s installation and use onboard the iconic Volvo Ocean 65 boats.

Volvo Ocean Race Leg Zero Is Here

With Cowes Week comes the start of Leg Zero for the Volvo Ocean Race teams. B&G welcomed in the teams at Endeavour Quay, Gosport prior to their Round Isle of Wight race.

B&G: Gybe Talking – Multihull vs Monohull Volvo Ocean Race

B&G electronics specialists Mark Owens and Mike Sugden discuss the pros and cons of monohull vs. multihull ahead of the announcement on the new boat design for the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 Summary – June

B&G provide a monthly roundup of June from the Volvo Ocean Race in 60 seconds. Catch up on the months events with B&G.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 – May 60 Second Roundup

B&G provide a monthly roundup of May from the Volvo Ocean Race in 60 seconds. Catch up on the months dramatic events with B&G.

B&G – Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 March / April 90 Second Roundup

B&G provide a monthly roundup of March and April from the Volvo Ocean Race in 90 seconds. Catch up on the months dramatic events with B&G.

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