Thursday, February 19, 2009

Ship it... Mill it... Rebuild it!

Bas Vredenburg/Team Delta Lloyd/VolvoOcean Race
Delta Lloyd is loaded on to a container ship to be taken to Rio de Janerio whilst a new bow piece is being made, which will be fitted once the boat arrives.

Team Delta Lloyd/Volvo Ocean Race
The process of building the new bow section for their Volvo 70 yacht which was damaged in the up-wind leg from Singapore to Qindao. The image shows the mould being milled out of a big block of polystyrene. Team Delta Lloyd works on a strong comeback in the second half of the Volvo Ocean Race, starting from Rio de Janeiro/Brazil.