Shirley Robertson OBE, Double gold medallist and TV Presenter

  All in the same boat
21 September 2014

All in the same boat

The 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will start from Alicante, Spain on October 4, 2014.  After 11 ports, 38,739 nautical miles the race will finish in Gothenburg, Sweden with a final in-port race on June 27, 2015.

Seven teams will cross the start line in Alicante onboard their new one-design Volvo Ocean 65′s, this edition is expected to be the closest fought yet where every team will have their moment to shine. Shirley catches up with the teams before and during the Seven Star Round Britain and Ireland Race, their final test before blasting round the planet.

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