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31.07.2014 - The Barcelona World Race sets an international standard

Following in the footsteps of London 2012 and Roland Garros, the FNOB, organisers of the round the world regatta, have been given UNE-ISO 20121:2013 certification, the benchmark in certification of sustainable event management. The Barcelona World Race is the first international regatta to be awarded this seal of... More
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24.07.2014 - The Barcelona Foundation for Ocean Sailing (FNOB) and the University of Barcelona launch the Barcelona World Race Ocean Campus

The free online courses start in November. This is a pioneering initiative in the world of ocean sailing and the first MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) to be launched by the University of Barcelona. The Campus will develop five free massive online open courses based on science, the humanities and technology, built... More
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23.07.2014 - Pharmaton®, sponsor of One Planet One Ocean for the Barcelona World Race

Pharmaton®, a leading brand in vitamin supplements, sponsors One Planet One Ocean, boosting the firm's commitment to health and sport. The official team presentation will take place in Barcelona on the 18th of September. Following a comprehensive refit for the yacht, Aleix Gelabert and Dídac Costa will... More
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16.07.2014 - Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam at the start of the Barcelona World Race

Switzerland’s Bernard Stamm and France’s Jean Le Cam have hardly stopped over the past few months, busily putting their new project into place: to take part in the third edition of the Barcelona World Race. Logics and circumstances have brought them together and now these long time rivals join forces... More
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11.07.2014 - The Ambrose Light team get to work on the race management of the Barcelona World Race

Highly-experienced Jacques Caraës will head up the racing management for the first time for this event and will be joined by Guillaume Evrard and Hubert Lemonnier, who are entering their second editions of the race. The agency's director, Denis Horeau, will be Race Management Coordinator.  More
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10.07.2014 - The 'Equilibri dels elements' student team from the UPF win the public relations competition for the Barcelona World Race 2014/15

The judges' decision for the Barcelona World Race public relations competition was revealed this Wednesday. The contest, organised by the FNOB and the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), saw 28 students from the fourth year of the Advertising and Public Relations degree course compete to make theirs the winning... More
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20.06.2014 - The New York to Barcelona Race strengthens ties and boosts the Barcelona World Race profile

The transatlantic challenge offered up some thrilling racing and was the ideal run-up event to the Barcelona World Race in December. The prize-giving ceremony was held at Barcelona's royal yacht club, the RNCB, on Friday 20th June. More
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20.06.2014 - The trophies for the IMOCA Ocean Masters NY-BCN Race are awarded

The regatta was an unbeatable start to the IMOCA Ocean Masters World Championships, which also includes the Barcelona World Race. Maite Fandos: “This year Barcelona is the world capital of ocean sailing”.  Sir Keith Mills: “This was a fantastic event to kick off the IMOCA Ocean Masters with and... More
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16.06.2014 - 3rd place GAES Sailing Team finished in Barcelona today at 15.53H 45 S Hrs Local time

GAES SAILING TEAM with Co-Skippers Anna Corbella and Gerard Marin have crossed the line at 15 h 53 m and 45 s local Barcelona time and take 3rd place overall in the IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona Race. More
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15.06.2014 - Hugo Boss co-skippers Pepe Ribes and Ryan Breymaier win the New York - Barcelona Race

Hugo Boss co-skippers Pepe Ribes (Esp) and Ryan Breymaier (USA) are the winners of the IMOCA Ocean Masters New York to Barcelona race. They crossed the finish line at 20.54 h and 30 s local time in Barcelona. More
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