Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing getting ready...

Only 2 weeks to go to the http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/home.html

This is Luke 'Parko' Parkinson, under-30 Bowman, in action during transatlantic training earlier in the year....

Leg / In-Port RaceFrom-ToStartDistance¹
In-Port Race Alicante October 4, 2014
Leg 1 - Start Alicante-Cape Town October 11, 2014 6,487 nm
In-Port Race Cape Town November 15, 2014
Leg 2 - Start Cape Town-Abu Dhabi November 19, 2014 6,125 nm
In-Port Race Abu Dhabi January 2, 2015
Leg 3 - Start Abu Dhabi-Sanya January 3, 2015 4,670 nm
In-Port Race Sanya February 7, 2015
Leg 4 - Start Sanya-Auckland February 8, 2015 5,264 nm
In-Port Race Auckland March 14, 2015
Leg 5 - Start Auckland-Itajai March 15, 2015 6,776 nm
In-Port Race ItajaĆ­ April 18, 2015
Leg 6 - Start Itajai-Newport April 19, 2015 5,010 nm
In-Port Race Newport May 16, 2015
Leg 7 - Start Newport-Lisbon May 17, 2015 2,800 nm
In-Port Race Lisbon June 6, 2015
Leg 8 - Start Lisbon-Lorient June 7, 2015 647 nm
In-Port Race Lorient June 14, 2015
Leg 9 - Start Lorient-Gothenburg ² June 17, 2015 960 nm
In-Port Race Gothenburg June 27, 2015
Total Distance: 38,739 nm
¹ Distance is calculated using great circle, predicted waypoints and course limitations
² There’ll be a 24-hour pit-stop at The Hague between Lorient and Gothenburg