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NBCSN’S Coverage of 2015-15 Volvo Ocean Race Begins Sunday, 1pm et

Stamford, Conn. – October 23, 2014 – NBCSN’s coverage of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, the world’s premier offshore sailing race - which traverses nearly 40,000 nautical miles around the globe - begins this Sunday 10/26/14 at 1 p.m. ET. NBCSN’s coverage will debut with a 90-minute special which highlights the start of the race and previews the 39-week sailing campaign.

NBCSN will present 20 hours of coverage of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. Following the debut on Sunday, NBCSN will telecast 30-minute highlight shows, each weekend, throughout the nine months of the race.

Seven teams representing more than eight countries are competing in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, including Team SCA (Sweden), Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Abu Dhabi), Dongfeng Race Team (China), Team Brunel (Netherlands), Team Alvimedica (USA/Turkey), Team Vestas Wind (Denmark), and Team MAPFRE (Spain). The race features a 38,739 nautical-mile course that will take the boats from Alicante, Spain through Cape Town, South Africa; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Sanya, China; Auckland, New Zealand; Itajai, Brazil; Newport, Rhode Island; Lisbon, Portugal; and Lorient, France. The race concludes on June 27, 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Onboard Reporters

Each team will have a dedicated onboard reporter, who will shoot video, conduct interviews and report from each boat during the race. Every episode on NBCSN will feature coverage from the onboard reporters, who will provide a unique and exclusive look at the action on each boat.

NBCSN Volvo Ocean Race Television Schedule:

Date

Event

Network

Time ET

October 26

Weeks 1-3

NBCSN

1 p.m.

November 2

Week 4

NBCSN

2 p.m.

November 8

Week 5

NBCSN

3 p.m.

November 16

Week 6

NBCSN

10:30 p.m.

November 23

Week 7

NBCSN

2:30 p.m.

November 29

Week 8

NBCSN

6 p.m.

December 7

Week 9

NBCSN

4 p.m.

December 14

Week 10

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

December 21

Week 11

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

December 28

Week 12

NBCSN

6:30 p.m.

January 4

Week 13

NBCSN

5 p.m.

January 9

Week 14

NBCSN

6:30 p.m.

January 16

Week 15

NBCSN

11 p.m.

January 25

Week 16

NBCSN

1 p.m.

February 1

Week 17

NBCSN

5 p.m.

February 8

Week 18

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

February 15

Week 19

NBCSN

Noon

February 21

Week 20

NBCSN

1 p.m.

March 1

Week 21

NBCSN

6 p.m.

March 7

Week 22

NBCSN

Noon

March 14

Week 23

NBCSN

4:30 p.m.

March 22

Week 24

NBCSN

3:30 p.m.

March 29

Week 25

NBCSN

4:30 p.m.

April 5

Week 26

NBCSN

2:30 p.m.

April 11

Week 27

NBCSN

12:30 p.m.

April 19

Week 28

NBCSN

2:30 p.m.

April 25

Week 29

NBCSN

6 p.m.

May 3

Week 30

NBCSN

4 p.m.

May 9

Week 31

NBCSN

3:30 p.m.

May 17

Week 32

NBCSN

4 p.m.

May 23

Week 33

NBCSN

4:30 p.m.

May 31

Week 34

NBCSN

1 p.m.

June 7

Week 35

NBCSN

4 p.m.

June 14

Week 36

NBCSN

3:30 p.m.

June 21

Week 37

NBCSN

4 p.m.

June 28

Week 38

NBCSN

1 p.m.

July 5

Week 39

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.


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