Route

The Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s premier full-crewed offshore ocean racing competition in which the elite of the sailing sport battle it out on the most treacherous oceans. A nine-month marathon on the seas, crossing three oceans, visiting 12 cities in five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is a human, technological and logistical challenge.

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2017-2018 Edition

    • 9 months
    • 11 legs
    • 11 In-Port races
    • 12 ports
    • 5 continents

LEG 1: Alicante – Lisbon >> Start: 22 October de 2017.
LEG 2: Lisbon – Cape Town >> Start: 5 November 2017.
LEG 3: Cape Town – Melbourne >> 
Start: 10 December 2017.
LEG 4: Melbourne – Hong Kong >>
 Start: 2 January 2018.
LEG 5: Hong Kong – Guangzhou >> 
Start: 31 January 2018.
LEG 6: Guangzhou – Hong Kong – Auckland >>
 Start: 5 February 2018.
LEG 7: Auckland – Itajaí >>
 Start:
 18 March 2018.
LEG 8: Itajaí – Newport >>
 Start:
 22 April 2018.
LEG 9: Newport – Cardiff >>
 Start:
 20 May 2018.
LEG 10: Cardiff – Gothenburg >>
 Start:
 10 June 2018.
LEG 11: Gothenburg – The Hague >>
 Start: 21 June 2018.

Boat
Volvo Ocean 65

1 Reporter
on board

Nr of sails: 19
Max. on board: 8+1

Ports
11