Black and White
Black touches Spanish water for the first time. With the mast and keel now
fitted, the 2nd generation Volvo Open 70 was craned into the water in Alicante,
where she will be spend the coming weeks being put through her paces before
race start on the 4th October.
2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon.
Starting from Alicante in Spain on 4 October 2008, it will for the first
time, take in ports in Asia. Spanning some 39,000 nautical miles, stopping
at around 11 ports and taking nine months to complete. Thanks to onEdition for the photo and text.