Latest VELUX 5 Oceans Race Stories

2011-04-19 16:46:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American yachtsman Brad Van Liew achieved an extraordinary win during the fourth leg of the VELUX 5 OCEANS, a solo 30,000-mile race around the world in 60ft yachts. Van Liew, 43, sailed his yacht Le Pingouin into his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, to win ocean sprint four, a 5,700-mile race through the Atlantic Ocean from Punta del Este, Uruguay. Van Liew crossed the finish line at 1658 EDT and is expected to arrive at the...

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