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IMOCA Open 60, VOR65 – The 2021/22 Ocean Race Route is announced

Last week, the organizers announced the route for the Ocean Race 2021/22. In addition to the VOR65 used the last time, the IMOCA Open 60 foilers will be part of the race for the first time. The Round-the-World Race with fully-crewed teams (formerly Whitbread Race and Volvo Ocean Race) follows the usual route. But after the departure from Alicante ESP, the first stopover will be on the Cape Verde Islands. At the end of the race, two new destinations will be on the program: Aarhus and Genoa as final port. —– Already 10 Open 60 and Racing 8 VOR65 are on the entry list, among them the Open 60 1 Degree of Charlie Enright and Mark Towell USA. —– The report.