Two crew, non-stop, around the world
✔ The Barcelona World Race is the first only double-handed (two-crew) regatta around the world. This is a non-stop
regatta with some outside assistance permitted, although subject to rules and penalties.
✔ The Barcelona World Race 2014/15 is the third edition of the regatta. The first was in 2007/08. The second
edition took place in 2010/11.
✔ The regatta is listed on the IMOCA calendar with a rating of 8 and is organised by the Fundació Navegació
✔ The start will be given on 31st of December 2014 opposite Hotel W in the Port of Barcelona. The arrival of the
leading entries is forecast for the end of March 2015.
✔ The course is from Barcelona to Barcelona via three capes: Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn, Cook Strait, putting
Antarctica to starboard.
✔ The length of the course is approximately 25,000 nautical miles (46,300 km) along the Great Circle line, the
shortest route traced on a map across the world. [Course]