See the Volvo Ocean 70s and their crews slamming through some of the roughest, most terrifying, and dangerous conditions on the planet while competing in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

A selection of some of the most incredible and spectacular rough ocean footage you’ll ever see.

Expect more like this to be uploaded to the Official Volvo Ocean Race YouTube Channel in the future. Get all the latest updates on



  1. Vendee Globe is…by a good leg, harder than VOR. But, RESPECT to anyone prepared, and capable enough to sail around the world in anything, with or anyone. It's serious shit, and especially in the awesome vastness of the pacific, anyone considering it, needs to make sure they really take it seriously, and learn all you can before attempting it.