Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds and heavy swells during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds and heavy swells during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14.  The all-women Team SCA and Abu Dhabi yachts  during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The all-women Team SCA and Abu Dhabi yachts during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica on deck during practise run on Friday where the yachts had to battle strong winds and heavy swells during the race which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica on deck during practise run on Friday where the yachts had to battle strong winds and heavy swells during the race which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica watch as the Mapfre yacht came dangerously close during a very windy practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica watch as the Mapfre yacht came dangerously close during a very windy practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds and heavy swells during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds and heavy swells during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica led by skipper Charlie Enright leaving Cape Town Harbour for a practice run of Friday which formed part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica led by skipper Charlie Enright leaving Cape Town Harbour for a practice run of Friday which formed part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Skipper Charlie Enright from the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica masterfully steered his yacht as the all-women Team SCA passes by in a windy Friday afternoon during a practice run as part of the Volvo Ocean Rcae. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica watch as the Mapfre yacht came dangerously close during a very windy practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica watch as the Mapfre yacht came dangerously close during a very windy practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Members of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica battle strong winds during a practice run of Friday as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. A member of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica gets  the masts ready before the practise run on Friday where the yachts had to battle strong winds and heavy swells during the race which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. A member of the joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica gets the masts ready before the practise run on Friday where the yachts had to battle strong winds and heavy swells during the race which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14.  Yachts  during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Yachts during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14.  Yachts  during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. Yachts during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14.  The all-women Team SCA and Abu Dhabi yachts  during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The all-women Team SCA and Abu Dhabi yachts during a practice run of Friday which forms part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica leaving Cape Town Harbour for a practice run of Friday which formed part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg
Cape Town.14.11.14. The joint US/Turkish Team Alvmedica leaving Cape Town Harbour for a practice run of Friday which formed part of the Volvo Ocean Race. Picture Ian Landsberg

Independent Media photographer Ian Landsberg was aboard some of yachts the taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/2015.