Tag: THe Ocean Race Europe

  • Gentler Mediterranean conditions prevail as intense racing continues on way to Alicante

    Gentler Mediterranean conditions prevail as intense racing continues on way to Alicante

    The weather conditions experienced by the 12 international professional crews competing in The Ocean Race Europe have moderated considerably from yesterday’s fierce headwinds winds that funnelled against them through the Gibraltar Strait. However, despite the Mediterranean’s gentler breezes and flatter seas, the high intensity of the racing remains undiminished as the closely packed fleet closes […]

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe crews battle fierce conditions in Gibraltar Strait enroute to Mediterranean

    VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe crews battle fierce conditions in Gibraltar Strait enroute to Mediterranean

    A day after leaving Cascais, Portugal on the second leg of The Ocean Race Europe, this afternoon the race’s 12-boat fleet battled fierce headwinds in the Gibraltar Strait – the narrow and congested waterway dividing mainland Europe from north Africa – on their way to Alicante, Spain. One of busiest commercial shipping routes in the […]

  • VIDEO: Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy coastal sprint reshuffles the leader board on eve of leg two restart

    VIDEO: Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy coastal sprint reshuffles the leader board on eve of leg two restart

    The Ocean Race Europe fleet returned to competitive action in Cascais, Portugal today where the 12 international teams representing nine countries took on the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy coastal race ahead of the start tomorrow of the second offshore leg to the city of Alicante on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Having arrived in Cascais […]

  • All to play for during final night at sea after a day of fast and furious racing

    All to play for during final night at sea after a day of fast and furious racing

    Leg One is likely to be decided in the final hours with one last hurdle between the fleet and the finish line off Cascais. After an adrenaline-fuelled day of power reaching through the Atlantic the 12 weary crews competing in The Ocean Race Europe are facing a challenging final night at sea as they close […]

  • Zhik announce renewed partnership with AkzoNobel Ocean Racing

    Zhik announce renewed partnership with AkzoNobel Ocean Racing

    Zhik are delighted to announce they are back as the Technical Clothing Partner for AkzoNobel Ocean Racing for The Ocean Race Europe 2021, the prelude to The Ocean Race 2022-23.   The team, headed by ocean racing veteran Chris Nicholson, will be wearing Zhik’s new OFS800 offshore garments ahead of their market launch in September. The team will […]

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe marks a new fully-crewed standard

    VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe marks a new fully-crewed standard

    Some of the best sailors and teams in the world will take up the challenge of The Ocean Race Europe next month, racing in stages from Lorient, France to Genova, Italy. {“preview_thumbnail”:”/sites/clubracer.eu/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/video_thumbnails/s_mmjfedaL4.jpg?itok=gECXu_cw”,”video_url”:”https://youtu.be/s_mmjfedaL4″,”settings”:{“responsive”:1,”width”:”854″,”height”:”480″,”autoplay”:0},”settings_summary”:[“Embedded Video (Responsive).”]}   The teams will compete in two classes: the one-design, record-breaking VO65 fleet and the innovative, no-limits, IMOCA class. Female sailors […]

  • Alicante, Spain is confirmed as final host city for The Ocean Race Europe

    Alicante, Spain is confirmed as final host city for The Ocean Race Europe

    The Ocean Race Europe will visit in Alicante, with the Spanish city confirmed as the fourth host city to be announced for the May/June event. Alicante joins the start port of Lorient, France; Cascais, Portugal; and the host of the finish, Genova, Italy. Alicante is very familiar territory for The Ocean Race, as the home […]

  • Portugal brings its charm to hosting The Ocean Race Europe in June

    Portugal brings its charm to hosting The Ocean Race Europe in June

    Following the Race start from Lorient, France, at the end of May, the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe will stop in Cascais, bringing the top international offshore racing teams in the world to Portugal. Located 30km west of Lisbon, Cascais is a historic and cosmopolitan seaside resort on the edge of the Tagus […]

  • Genova, Italy will host the finish of The Ocean Race Europe

    Genova, Italy will host the finish of The Ocean Race Europe

    As with the round the world race in 2022-23, the iconic Italian port of Genova will play host to the finale of The Ocean Race Europe in June. The historic maritime city is already the home of The Grand Finale – the finish of the next edition of round the world race in 2022-23. Now, […]