Volvo Ocean Race

© Rich Edwards / The Ocean Race

My role:

Onboard Reporter & Multimedia Reporter

The aims:

To provide the Volvo Ocean Race and their professional teams with video and photographic materials from an offshore racing boat via Inmarsat Satellites.

How it came about:

I sailed around the World on the Clipper Race, and one thing lead to another…

My duties: 

  • Create photography for the teams and the series
  • Create footage for the live online show, broadcasted daily
  • Create footage for the teams and series’ documentaries and video material
  • Transfer materials off the boat using the Inmarsat satellites
  • Correctly format and compress the materials for transfer
  • Compile interviews, BROLL and short edits for transfer
  • Set-up live video and audio for broadcast to news rooms and pre-recorded packages.
  • In port, shoot/produce/direct/edit video content for the live broadcast and for social media.

Where it was used: 

  • 10 x 23 minute documentaries broadcasted on Sky Sports in the UK, and Red Bull TV online.
  • Volvo Ocean Race social media channels
  • Team Brunel, Dongfeng Race Team, Turn the Tide on Plastic, and SHK Scallywag social media channels and website.
  • International news publications and broadcasts
  • BROLL on Sky One’s ‘A League of their own’
  • Emirates entertainment systems
  • Omega social media channels
  • Musto social media channels

Contact Rich

Email me

Drop me a line

+44 7912 680179

Let's chat over coffee


© Rich Edwards 2021