The next edition of the Barcelona World Race will take yachts round the world, racing across two legs
1st Leg: Barcelona - Sydney
Theoretical distance: 13,500 nautical miles (25,002 km)
Start at Barcelona: 13:00 (GMT+1) on 12th January 2019, opposite the W Barcelona Hotel, at the Plaza Rosa dels Vents.
Estimated arrival at Sydney: end of February
Route: the boats will sail through the Straits of Gibraltar to Sydney, putting the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) and Leeuwin (Australia) to port (left) and the Antarctic to starboard (right).
2nd Leg: Sydney - Barcelona
Theoretical distance: 12,500 nautical miles (23,150 km)
Start at Sydney: middle of March
Estimated arrival at Barcelona: end of April
Route: the boats will sail to Barcelona putting Cape Horn to port (left) and the Antarctic to starboard (right).