Volvo Ocean Race, teaser video before a first race tomorrow

28/10/2011
For us the essence of green and technology is represented by race sail boats. Here is one of the best examples with one of the wolrd’s most intense race, the Volvo Ocean Race.

At the inception of the Volvo Ocean Race there's the Whitebread Round The World Race launched in 1973, a crewed race around the world in which three men lost their lives going overboard ...

We had to wait  2001 for this mythical race, now called Volvo Ocean Race, to reborn. Its little nickname "The Everest of Sailing”... That sets the stage!

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This year is the 11th edition, it will start from Alicante in Spain to end in Galway, Ireland 9 months later!

Six crews of 11 people will compete on 39,000 nautical miles (72228km) making only eight stops!

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The first one hour "In-Port" race of Iberdrola, which will take place tomorrow is therefore mainly a warm-up and allows competitors to gauge the teams ... 

Par Technologic Vehicles
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