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Be ready for the Volvo Ocean Race

Be ready for the Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race starts on 22th of October, in a 10 days. Because the participants decided to work out and to arrange a training race from Lisbon to Alicante. However, there was no wind, and Phil Lawrence had offered to host a training event in 20 miles in the direction of Gibraltar: here walks a favorable wind. The results will not be reflected in the Volvo Ocean Race, but the excitement spirit already hovering among the contenders. Here is a list of teams that will participate: 1. Turn the Tide on Plastic (Portugal). Skipper Di Caffari (UK) 2. Team AkzoNobel (The Netherlands). Skipper Simeon Tienpont (Holland) 3. Team Brunel (The Netherlands). Skipper Bowie Bekking (Holland) 4. Vestas 11th Hour Racing (Denmark/USA). Skipper Charlie Enright (USA) 5. Dongfeng Race Team (China). Skipper Charles Cadrele (France) 6. Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (Hong Kong). Skipper David Witt (Australia) 7. MAPFRE (Spain). Skipper Xabi Fernández (Spain)