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2 March 2007, 03:00 pm
Volvo Launch Sailing Podcast
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Volvo Sailing Podcast

The Volvo Ocean Race today breaks new ground with the global launch of the first weekly sailing podcast. The podcast will carry all the latest news and views from a broad range of sailing competitions including the America's Cup, the TP52 series, Olympic and international regattas. In addition, it will of course carry regular stories and updates on the build up to the 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race.
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In the launch edition there is an exclusive interview with Noel (Nitro) DRENNAN (IRL), helmsman/trimmer on the Spanish entry movistar in the last Volvo Ocean Race and trimmer on this year's America's Cup American entry, BMW Oracle Racing . Will Nitro take part in next year's Volvo? Interviewer Guy SWINDELLS puts the question to the soft-spoken Irishman.

There is also an interview with fellow Irishman Justin SLATTERY about his sailing exploits following the last Volvo in which he crewed as bowman for the victorious ABN AMRO ONE.

New Opportunity

Commenting on the launch, Glenn BOURKE, the Volvo Ocean Race CEO, said, 'We recognize the importance of taking the Volvo Ocean Race and sailing in general to as wide an audience as possible. By launching the Volvo Sailing Podcast it gives us an opportunity to reach people we have not reached before via an innovative communication channel.

'We aim to cater for the hardcore sailing aficionado and for those people who have yet to dip their toes in the water. There will be something for everyone.'

The podcast will be available to download at www.sailing.org, www.volvooceanrace.org/podcast, iTunes and other leading sailing websites.

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In Volvo's first weekly podcast, there is an exclusive interview with Noel (Nitro) DRENNAN (IRL) from BMW ORACLE. Other items include an America's Cup update from Valencia and Justin SLATTERY (IRL), bowman from victorious ABN AMRO ONE, has been reading a new book! Tune in every Friday.

itunes podcast subscribe

To get the podcast automatically paste the URL below into your podcast software's subscription window or click the subscribe button above to subscribe free via iTunes:

feed://content.volvooceanrace.org/audio/Podcast/podcast.xml

Download iTunes for free here by CLICKING HERE.

Lizzie Ward (As Amended By ISAF)
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