The Volvo Ocean Race is the leading round-the-world sailing race on the planet, and the toughest test of a team in professional sport. Lasting for nearly nine months, it’s the longest sport event in the world.
With this app, you can watch In-Port Races and Leg Starts live, track the boats 24/7, check out the world-class sailors’ profiles and explore the route, the Host Cities and all the stories behind this extraordinary adventure.
The 13th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will start from Alicante, Spain on October 22, 2017 and finishes in The Hague in the Netherlands with a final In-Port Race on June 30, 2018. The teams will visit 12 Host Cities, six continents and cover 45,000 nautical miles from Alicante to Lisbon, Cape Town, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg and finally, The Hague.
Keep up-to-date with a race that exceeds all others. Follow the sailors as they compete day and night for more than three weeks at a time, living on freeze-dried food, going to places no-one else goes and facing the toughest weather conditions on the planet. This is Life at the Extreme.