18 May 2016

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, Lisbon First Stop, VOR 2014-15 Video

First stop: Lisbon - Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

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. Published on May 11, 2016

How do you move a whole Boatyard from one country to another? Well, it's tough - unless you're used to moving it around the world for nine months! Here's Sam from the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard giving us a tour of its new home: Lisbon! Published May 17, 2016

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Alicante, Spain, will maintain its position as the start port for the 14th and 15th editions  (2020-21 and 2023-24) of the race beyond 2017-18 (under the current format of a race every three years), and remain the base for the race headquarters and the Volvo Ocean Race Museum during this period. Speaking at a press conference alongside the Mayor of Alicante, Gabriel Echávarri, the President of Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, said: “The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the greatest promotional tools for the Valencian region. Read more: Staying put | Volvo Ocean Race

Around the world | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15:

Nine months, over 40,000 miles - the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 has been epic, exhilirating and enthralling! Published June 29, 2015

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