Events in Volvo Ocean Race – Alicante

VOR – Volvo Ocean Race 2011 from Alicante

Alicante has seen since the most reputable sailors to confront the Volvo Ocean Race, the race back to the world par excellence.

Alicante hosted in October 2011 the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, the most prestigious race back to the world of sailing. The first stage went from Alicante on October / November 2011, but since October 29 races were held prior In port race off the coast of Alicante.

This edition 2011-2012 of this race around the world by scales, in which only the best surfers dare to live in extreme conditions, left for the first time since the Mediterranean. Alicante was the host of the most important stage of the race along with the arrival in Galway.

For this trip the Generalitat ability Village Alicante 2011-2012, a facility open to the public of 40,000 sq meters in the port city that opened its doors on October and that until November offered to citizens and visitors a program intense and exciting events and activities for all ages and audiences.

Alicante, during those days was the global center of the sail, the media nationally and internationally and the best sailors in the world.

Illuka Sailing allowed to enjoy the In Port Races, prior to the departure of the 1st stage from our boats.
With the experience gained in the last edition of the Copa America, arranged with exquisite care nautical events for our clients.

It was a unique opportunity to watch the very rapid sailing ships of the class VO70 – Volvo Open 70 – haggling among themselves and evolve into an outlet for their return to the world Volvo Ocean Race

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