Tag: The Ocean Race

  • Lorient, France will host the start of The Ocean Race Europe

    Lorient, France will host the start of The Ocean Race Europe

    The French city of Lorient in Brittany has been appointed as the starting point for The Ocean Race Europe. The iconic port, in the heart of the renowned ‘Bretagne Sailing Valley’, will host the start for both the IMOCA and VO65 fleets as they charge south across the Bay of Biscay. This will mark the […]

  • Entries open for The Ocean Race Europe

    Entries open for The Ocean Race Europe

    The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has become the first team to enter The Ocean Race Europe, following the opening of the entry period. The inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe is scheduled to take place in late spring this year and is open to VO65 and IMOCA 60 teams. The event will feature racing […]

  • Annie Lush strengthens German Ocean Race Campaign

    Annie Lush strengthens German Ocean Race Campaign

    Offshore Team Germany pushes on further with it’s planning for participation in The Ocean Race 2021/22 (TOR): The Imoca Open 60 “Einstein” will be prepared in the south of England for installation of the newest generation of foils.  With the purchase of a Dehler 30 OD a strong training platform will be created in Germany, […]

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race 2021-22 announces stop in China

    VIDEO: The Ocean Race 2021-22 announces stop in China

    The 2021-22 edition of The Ocean Race will make one stop in Asia, with the city of Shenzhen proudly serving as the host city for the iconic, fully-crewed, offshore race. Located directly north of Hong Kong, in an area known as the Great Bay, Shenzhen has been among China’s most prosperous and fastest growing cities […]

  • VIDEO: Itajaí returns as host city for The Ocean Race

    VIDEO: Itajaí returns as host city for The Ocean Race

    The Ocean Race 2021-22 will stop in Itajaí, Brazil, marking the fourth consecutive time the city on the Santa Catarina coastline will host the iconic event. In 2017-18, Itajaí was among the most visited stopovers in the race, with over 440,000 race fans coming to the Race Village after the final Southern Ocean leg of […]

  • Ocean Race veterans Charlie Enright & Mark Towill set sights on third race around the world with 11th Hour Racing

    Ocean Race veterans Charlie Enright & Mark Towill set sights on third race around the world with 11th Hour Racing

    Two-time Volvo Ocean Race participants Charlie Enright (Bristol, RI) and Mark Towill (Honolulu, HI), Co-Founders of 1 Degree, announced today that they have formally renewed their team’s sponsorship with 11th Hour Racing for a long-term and visionary campaign, with their eyes set on the 2021-22 “The Ocean Race.” The team will be named “11th Hour […]

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race campaign announcement: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team

    VIDEO: The Ocean Race campaign announcement: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team

    The Mirpuri Foundation has announced that it will soon be ‘Racing For The Planet’, as it confirms both its environmental message and the name of its new VO65 racing yacht for the next edition of The Ocean Race, beginning in 2021. Through the ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ campaign in the 2017-18 edition of the […]

  • The Ocean Race wins two prestigious global sport industry awards

    The Ocean Race wins two prestigious global sport industry awards

    The Ocean Race fights off competition from some of the biggest names in sport to pick up two prizes. The Ocean Race has won two BT Sport Industry Awards, earning recognition amongst some of the world’s biggest sporting brands and organisations by scooping the Cutting Edge Sport Award and the Social and Sustainable Development Award. […]

  • Racing with Purpose for Ocean Health

    Racing with Purpose for Ocean Health

    The Ocean Race and 11th Hour Racing have forged an historic partnership that brings sustainability initiatives to the heart of the race. The Ocean Race is building on its position as the sustainability leader in global sport by announcing a visionary partnership with 11th Hour Racing — the largest of its kind in sport. The […]

  • The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event

    The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event

    The Ocean Race revealed its new brand identity and confirmed two team entries during an online launch event hosted in Alicante, Spain. Formerly known as the Whitbread Round the World Race (1973 to 1997) and the Volvo Ocean Race (2001 to 2018), The Ocean Race is the premiere, fully-crewed, offshore race in the world, and […]