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The Ocean Race: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team chooses Yoann Richomme as skipper

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The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has today announced that Frenchman Yoann Richomme will skipper the team’s ‘Racing for the Planet’ boat in the 2021 edition of The Ocean Race, the world’s longest and toughest sporting event. Lasting for over nine months and spanning the breadth of the globe, the Ocean Race is

11th Hour Racing Team and Musto announce long-term partnership

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Musto, the world’s leading premium technical sailing brand, has signed on with 11th Hour Racing Team as an official supplier for the next three years. Musto will provide 11th Hour Racing with high performance clothing on and off the water for the team’s campaign focused on the next edition of

The Ocean Race: New Zealand stopover confirmed in Auckland

The Ocean Race will once again stop in Auckland, New Zealand, during the 2021-22 edition of the fully-crewed, round the world race. As The Ocean Race approaches its 50th anniversary, the event will be returning to New Zealand for the 12th time. All but one of those stops have been in

The Ocean Race: Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team reveals VO65

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The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has ‘baptised’ its VO65 Ocean Race Boat ‘Racing for the Planet’, in a dance-filled ceremony at the Marina de Cascais, in Portugal. The spectacular launch was attended by over 300 guests, including VIPs and key figures from the yacht-racing world, Portuguese Government, local dignitaries and journalists.

The Ocean Race: Itajaí, Brazil joins the stopover lineup for the 2021-22 edition

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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

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,

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