Volvo Ocean Race

VOR 2011/12

VOR update 10

The course and dates for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12

This edition of the race will see a new format for the racing programme in the host cities, including the start city of Alicante, Spain & finish city of Galway, Ireland. For the first time, the Volvo Ocean Race will finish with an In-Port race in Galway. The iconic islands of the Azores in the Atlantic, Fernando de Noronha off the Brazilian coast & the Fastnet Rock, the southern most point of Ireland, all make an appearance on the course.

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VOR update 8

PUMA® Enters Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12

PUMA® announced today it will participate in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 after finishing second overall in the 2008-09 race, which ended in June 2009. The PUMA Ocean Racing team will once again be under the leadership of skipper Ken Read

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VOR update 2

Galway announced as the finish for the VOR

Following the huge success in Galway when it was the finish of the transatlantic leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09, Ireland, will again feature in the new route for 2011-12. The fleet will race from Lorient in France back to Galway on Ireland’s west coast.

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