The Pre-Notice of Race for the Fourth Edition of the Barcelona World Race is Published
News JAN 25, 2016 15:58

The Pre-Notice of Race for the Fourth Edition of the Barcelona World Race is Published

  • The FNOB (the Barcelona Foundation for Ocean Sailing) is studying the most suitable date for the start of the race, which will be between 20th December 2018 and 7th January 2019
  • Two pre-registrations have already been received for the two-handed round-the-world race, which will continue to be non-stop and with the same route as the previous edition
  • For the FNOB the race will be the culmination of an ambitious project to bring ocean sailing to a wider audience and support science, education and sustainable industrial development.
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A Step Towards the Second Trilogy
News APR 23, 2015 14:28

A Step Towards the Second Trilogy

The first trilogy of the Barcelona World Race has just ended, the third edition completed only days ago. Over the first ten years the race has fostered the growth of oceanic racing whilst making a comprehensive, positive cultural and social impact through the educational and scientific programmes, which are integral to the two-handed race around the world.  

Now the second trilogy of the race is set in motion. The organisers of the Barcelona World Race, the FNOB, and the IMOCA - the International Monohull Open Class Association, have signed an agreement for the Barcelona World Race to continue as a key event on the ocean racing calendar for at least three more editions, consolidating the Catalonian capital city for twelve more years as a reference centre in this sport.

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