Those who seek thrill in sporting on the vastness of the ocean can experience a true adventure with the Volvo Ocean Race.

Sailing across the globe has always been the dream voyage of seafarers and ocean enthusiasts. There's nothing like being able to feel the incalculable wonder of the world by taking the time to explore on sea. The Volvo Ocean Race is a gateway to fulfilling this dream for many, with nine months of travelling across many ports around the globe.

The race started in Alicante Spain last Oct. 2011, and will end in the ports of Galway, Ireland on early July this year. All participants and teams are currently enduring the wildest, meanest, and most challenging seas through Cape Town, Sanya, Abu Dhabi, Sanya, Auckland, moving around to Cape Horn. The sailors will then cross Itajai, Miami, Lisbon and Lorient.

Teams from corporate behemoths joined the world's most glamorous and daring sailing event, and with Volvo's image as one of the leading automobile giants in the world, huge prizes at stake and it's safe to say that every team wishes to earn the bragging rights as winners of this race of skill and endurance.

As for the Volvo XC60 R-Design, it is built for speed intended for those with a flair for fast rides and convenience.

For more information, follow @volvo_oceanrace on Twitter. Find out team statistics, who's leading and on the trail by visiting the race's official site here.

Watch the promotional sponsored video below and discover the world through the eyes of daring seafarers:

This article was sponsored by Volvo.