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Bruno Garcia: “I heart the Barcelona World Race”
Interviews DEC 11, 2014 13:16

Bruno Garcia: “I heart the Barcelona World Race”

Bruno Garcia is a Barcelona based cardiologist who has always liked to make his own heart beat just a little faster. For many years he has been at the forefront of Spain's solo and short handed ocean racing movement, one of the pioneers who has inspired some of the younger Spanish ocean racers. And when he is not ocean racing, working as an interventionist cardiologist he is something of an extreme skier. The other love always close to his heart is his family. He also loves to spend time with them. 

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Garcia Brothers in Arms will represent We Are Water
News DEC 15, 2014 17:08

Garcia Brothers in Arms will represent We Are Water

Barcelona brothers Bruno and Willy Garcia will carry the name of the We Are Water Foundation around the world in the Barcelona World Race, continuing a popular association started in the 2010-2011 edition of the two handed race around the world with Jaume Mumbru and Cali Sanmarti

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Articles DEC 18, 2014 19:03

El amarre español de Jean Le Cam

Jean Le Cam, coskipper de Bernard Stamm a bordo del Cheminées Poujoulat en la Barcelona World Race, mantiene la mirada atenta sobre los navegantes españoles que tomarán parte en esta tercera edición de la vuelta al mundo a dos y sin escalas. Para el Rey Jean algunos son contrincantes, pero también amigos con los que ha estrechado lazos en los últimos años.

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The Spanish synchronized swimming team name We Are Water
News DEC 22, 2014 15:30

The Spanish synchronized swimming team name We Are Water

Spain’s Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team this morning gave their support to the IMOCA 60 of the We Are Water Foundation, which the brothers Willy and Bruno Garcia will race aboard in the upcoming Barcelona World Race. The boat will carry the slogan "there are messages which need to go all around the world", to help raise awareness of the global problem of lack of water and access to basic sanitation

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News JAN 3, 2015 21:01

We Are Water, en el Atlántico

A bordo del We Are Water, los hermanos Bruno y Willy Garcia han entrado en el océano Atlántico esta tarde a las 18:50 UTC (las 19:50 hora local). Ha tardado 3 días, 6 horas y 50 minutos en cubrir las 538 millas de Barcelona a Gibraltar, por lo que también habría roto el récord anterior, del Virbac Paprec 3.

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Emails from the boats JAN 8, 2015 11:41

We Are Water: "Estamos inmersos en los alisios"

A bordo del We Are Water estamos inmersos en los alisios, con temperatura más fresca de lo esperado, que incluso a la altura de las Islas Canarias nos obligaba a vestir cazadora térmica. En nuestra latitud sopla suave, pues decidimos ganar oeste antes que el resto de la flota, mientras ellos seguían ganando sur. Le dimos muchas vueltas, y tras consultar los partes meteorológicos con las opciones de nuestro programa de navegación, decidimos por pasar al oeste del archipiélago canario. 

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From the Garcias on We Are Water
Emails from the boats JAN 8, 2015 17:49

From the Garcias on We Are Water

On board We Are Water we are in the trade winds, with cooler temperatures than expected, even at the latitude of the Canary Islands we wear a thermal jacket. Here we had light winds, then we decided to go west away from rest of the fleet, while they kept going south. We think about it, and after consulting the weather forecasts with our navigation routing programme, we decided to sail west of the Canary Islands.

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Emails from the boats JAN 10, 2015 14:41

La magia del destino

Bruno y Willy Garcia (We Are Water):

"Hola amigos,
Esta mañana me he levantado, es un decir pues llevo en pie buena parte de la noche, ¿y qué he visto? Pues casualidades del destino, en la misma latitud donde perdimos el mástil del President durante la pasada edición, probablemente a escasas millas por dónde pasábamos esta mañana, la veleta de viento se ha ido a la porra. Casualidades de la vida, una vez es la veleta y otra el palo entero, veleta incluida. Parece que los duendes de Cabo Verde me echaban de menos, pero finalmente me han comprendido.

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Parallel Lines, Parallel Lives
News JAN 13, 2015 18:24

Parallel Lines, Parallel Lives

Regularity and routine, such as they want it, has kicked in for the leaders of the Barcelona World Race as they race past the latitude of Recife, Brazil. Leaders Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes were 260 miles east of the NE corner of Brazil and closest challengers Neutrogena, Guillermo Altadill and José Munoz are now about 80 miles further inshore.
There is still very little to separate the two IMOCA 60’s in what is essentially a boat speed race, straight line, on a close reach in the SE’ly trade winds, scrolling parallel lines down the South Atlantic chart. 

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