Barcelona World Race news

News OCT 1, 2014

Riechers and Audigane announce their new boat

Sailors Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane, who announced their entry for the Barcelona World Race in January last year, are back on board an IMOCA 60. Following five months of intense preparation against the clock, this German-French partnership confirm they have a new boat, a Finot-Conq design launched in July 2007 that took  2nd place in the Vendée Globe 2008/09 and a 2nd in the Route du Rhum 2010. 

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News SEP 30, 2014

Barcelona World Race Ocean Campus: Ocean sailing goes to university

The Fundació Navegació Oceànica Barcelona (FNOB) and the University of Barcelona (UB) have presented the Barcelona World Race Ocean Campus at a press conference today. This is a pioneering platform of open courses for an international public and registration is free. The presentation took place at the Barcelona World Race Interpretation Centre in the presence of representatives from the organising institutions and a number of the online Ocean Campus instructors. 

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