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Lisbon double boost to Volvo Ocean Race

Lis­bon, one of the most suc­cess­ful host cit­ies of the Vol­vo Ocean Race in recent years, has been chosen as the des­tin­a­tion for a fly­ing start to the next edi­tion in 2017 – 18. Via Vol­vo Ocean Race – Por­tuguese cap­it­al is first leg des­tin­a­tion – New Boat­yard facil­ity in Lis­bon – ‘Race will begin in real style’ LISBON, May 10 – Lis­bon, one of the most suc­cess­ful host cit­ies of the Vol­vo Ocean Race in recent years, has been chosen as the des­tin­a­tion for a fly­ing start to the next edi­tion in 2017 – 18. In 2011-12 and 2014 – 15, Portugal’s…

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Volvo Ocean Race: Hong Kong to host stopover in 2017 – 18

Hong Kong, one of the world’s most pres­ti­gi­ous sail­ing des­tin­a­tions, will be host­ing the Vol­vo Ocean Race for the first time when the event vis­its in Feb­ru­ary 2018 dur­ing the 13th edi­tion. Via Vol­vo Ocean Race News HONG KONG, April 13 – Hong Kong, one of the world’s most pres­ti­gi­ous sail­ing des­tin­a­tions, will be host­ing the Vol­vo Ocean Race for the first time when the event vis­its in Feb­ru­ary 2018 dur­ing the 13th edi­tion. In a press con­fer­ence today, Vol­vo Ocean Race organ­isers announced a unique col­lab­or­a­tion with the Hong Kong Sail­ing Fed­er­a­tion…

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Mark Turner appointed Volvo Ocean Race CEO

Mark Turn­er, one of the most respec­ted fig­ures in pro­fes­sion­al sail­ing, has been appoin­ted Vol­vo Ocean Race CEO, step­ping down after 23 years at the helm of glob­al sports mar­ket­ing com­pany OC Sport . Via Vol­vo Ocean Race News Pho­to Mark Turner/​OC Sport ALICANTE, Spain, March 31 – Mark Turn­er, one of the most respec­ted fig­ures in pro­fes­sion­al sail­ing, has been appoin­ted Vol­vo Ocean Race CEO, step­ping down after 23 years at the helm of glob­al sports mar­ket­ing com­pany OC Sport. The Bri­ton, who com­peted in off­shore sailing’s lead­ing inter­na­tion­al event as a Whit­bread Round-the-World…

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A race to The Hague

The Hag­ue, scene of an enorm­ously suc­cess­ful pit-stop last year, has been chosen to host the finale of the Vol­vo Ocean Race 2017 – 18. Dutch port chosen to host cli­max to 13th edi­tion Gothen­burg will set up cru­cial last leg ‘My crown­ing moment’ says Dutch­man Touber Via Vol­vo Ocean Race News/​Photo Ain­hoa Sanc­hez THE HAGUE, Neth­er­lands, March 23 – The Hag­ue, scene of an enorm­ously suc­cess­ful pit-stop last year, has been chosen to host the finale of the Vol­vo Ocean Race 2017 – 18. The Dutch stop­over will be pre­ceded by a mid­sum­mer stop­over in Volvo’s…

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Stand by for Atlantic thriller to Cardiff

- Wales chosen as transat­lantic stop­over for the Vol­vo Ocean Race 2017 – 18 – Debut vis­it to Wales for world’s lead­ing off­shore race – Event returns to the UK for first time in over a dec­ade Via Vol­vo Ocean Race News Pho­to GEOpress/​JoaoLamares ALICANTE, Spain, March 3 – Cardiff has been chosen as the des­tin­a­tion for the first Vol­vo Ocean Race transat­lantic leg to the United King­dom in 12 years, when the world’s lead­ing off­shore race makes its debut vis­it to Wales in 2018. The transat­lantic leg is tra­di­tion­ally one of the nine-month event’s…

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