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The Ocean Race: Cabo Verde announced as first ever West African stopover port

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For the first time in its history The Ocean Race will make a stop in Cabo Verde during the 2021-22 edition of the fully crewed around-the-world race. Cabo Verde will become just the second African venue the Race has ever visited and the first West African nation to host the event,

The Ocean Race: Youth movement to join global ocean experts at key Italian conference

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At the start of the global week of climate action, members of Fridays For Future are to take part in The Ocean Race Summit in Genoa, Italy. They will share the stage with politicians, professional sailors, business leaders and a host of experts examining the vital role business has to play

The Ocean Race: 11th Hour Racing Team partners with Francois Gabart and MerConcept

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MerConcept, the French offshore sailing company founded by sailing legend François Gabart, and 11th Hour Racing Team, headed by leading American ocean racers Mark Towill and Charlie Enright, announced a strategic partnership today. The two sides will work closely on technical and performance aspects of the 11th Hour Racing Team, and

The Ocean Race: Pascal Bidégorry joins Charlie Enright for Transat Jacques Vabre

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A former winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre, Frenchman Pascal Bidégorry, will pair up with American offshore sailor Charlie Enright as co-skippers on board 11th Hour Racing for the upcoming 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre, a two-handed race across the Atlantic that starts October 27 in Le Havre, France. The pair will

The Ocean Race: The Hague confirmed as stopover port for 2021-22 edition

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The Hague will host The Ocean Race in 2022 – the third consecutive time the Netherlands city has been a part of the around-the-world race. The Race first came to The Hague with a ‘pitstop’ on the final leg of the 2014-15 edition. In the last race, The Hague was billed

The Ocean Race: 11th Hour Racing re-signs Enright and Towill for 2021-22 edition

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Two-time Volvo Ocean Race participants Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, 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 edition of The Ocean Race. The team will be

The Ocean Race: Aarhus, Denmark announced as stopover for 2021-12 edition

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The organisers of The Ocean Race have revealed the first of the stopover cities for the next edition of the fully-crewed race around the world. Although there is no confirmation at this stage of the overall racecourse for the next race – due to start from Alicante in the winter

The Ocean Race: Offshore Team Germany to take on Fastnet Race fully-crewed

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A brand-new German ocean racing team aiming to compete in the next edition of The Ocean Race around the world in 2021-22 will race for the first time next weekend in the 605-mile Rolex Fastnet Race. The founders of Offshore Team Germany are hoping to rekindle the spirit of the legendary

Mirpuri Foundation announces return to The Ocean Race

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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

Vendee Globe skipper Boris Herrmann also registers for The Ocean Race

Vendee Globe skipper Boris Hermann also registers for The Ocean Race

German ocean racer Boris Herrmann has announced an audacious attempt to take on two major around the world races in the space of 12 months. The 38-year-old from Hamburg was already registered to take part in the single-handed Vendee Globe non-stop around the world race which is scheduled to start from