The FNOB invited to the Défi Azimut
News SEP 29, 2017 16:50

The FNOB invited to the Défi Azimut

A number of IMOCA skippers taking part in the regatta at Lorient made it clear that they are interested in taking part in the Barcelona World Race 2018/19. The new racing format of two legs is attracting both teams and sponsors

 

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Barcelona World Race’s financial model sets a benchmark
News SEP 28, 2017 12:55

Barcelona World Race’s financial model sets a benchmark

The financial impact of the Barcelona World Race for sponsors and the city of Barcelona was outlined in a talk by Xosé-Carlos Fernández, the CEO of the FNOB on September 20th at the Tip & Shaft / Connectconference held in Paris. The new format of the double-handed round the world challenge has added strength to a model which has already set a global benchmark.

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