Think a boat needs a motor to go fast? Think again.
Watch these sailors race yachts in all kinds of weather, powered only by wind. There are many types of sea races: some are over far distances, some are around buoys – like a slalom course, and some are shorter distance races.
There are many types of boats that race, including yachts, dinghies, catamarans and even model boats. There are many famous yacht races – the America’s Cup, the Sydney-Hobart race, the Governor’s Cup and more. Much of this footage is from the Volvo Ocean Race.