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Offshore Team Germany celebrate their overall IMOCA 60 victory following the Genoa coastal race
Class leaders Offshore Team Germany (GER) and Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team (POR) have been confirmed as the respective IMOCA and VO65 winners in the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe after an exciting final day of coastal racing in…
Coastal racing in The Ocean Race Europe off Portugal
After three weeks of intense offshore and inshore action that has seen The Ocean Race Europe’s 12-boat fleet race over 2,000 nautical miles from France to Italy, with stops in Portugal and Spain, the event’s inaugural edition will come to…
Offshore Team Germany boat at sail in Genoa
Offshore Team Germany — the non-foiling IMOCA 60 skippered by German Olympian Robert Stanjek — has pulled off a spectacular victory in the third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe. After almost four days of racing since…
Hard at work on board Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team
Another 24 hours of light-wind racing out on the Mediterranean on the third and final leg of The Ocean Race Europe saw both the VO65 and IMOCA 60 fleets compress significantly today, Wednesday 16 June, as they push towards the…
On board with Offshore Team Germany in Leg 3 of The Ocean Race Europe from Alicante to Genoa
The crews competing in The Ocean Race Europe have spent a second restless night out on the Mediterranean searching for wind to help them along the race’s third and final leg from Alicante to Genoa. Racing in two classes –…
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team sailing in Leg 3 from Alicante to Genoa
The 12 international teams competing in The Ocean Race Europe have been dealing with light and stubborn breezes on their first night at sea after setting off yesterday (Sunday 13 June) on the inaugural event’s third and final leg from…
IMOCA 60 LinkedOut foiling ahead of Offshore Team Germany at the start of the third leg of The Ocean Race Europe on Sunday 13 June
The third and final offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe got under way today in Alicante, Spain where the 12-boat international fleet of yachts — representing nine countries and crewed by sailors from around the world — set off…
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team coasts into Alicante at the finish of Leg Two of The Ocean Race Europe
The second leg of The Ocean Race Europe finished in Alicante, Spain early this morning (Wednesday 9 June) with the Mirpuri and LinkedOut teams at the top of their respective classes after three days of tight racing between the 12…
On board Ambersail-2 during Leg 2 of The Ocean Race Europe from Cascais to Alicante
Weather conditions for The Ocean Race Europe fleet have moderated considerably from yesterday’s fierce headwinds winds that funnelled against them through the Strait of Gibraltar. However, despite the Mediterranean’s gentler breezes and flatter seas, the high intensity of the racing…
LinkedOut racing down the coast of Portugal early in Leg 2
A day after leaving Cascais, Portugal on the second leg of The Ocean Race Europe, this afternoon (Monday 7 June) the race’s 12-boat fleet battled fierce headwinds in the Strait of Gibraltar — the narrow and congested waterway dividing mainland…
The Ocean Race Europe fleet departs Cascais for Alicante on Sunday 6 June
The second leg of The Ocean Race Europe got underway today (Sunday 6 June) in Cascais, Portugal where the event’s 12 professional yacht crews — representing nine countries from around the world — set off on a four-day, 700-nautical-mile offshore…
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The home team topped the V065s while Offshore Team Germany took the IMOCA class as The Ocean Race Europe fleet returned to competitive action in Cascais, Portugal today (Saturday 5 June). The 12 international teams representing nine countries took on…
Team Childhood I, Sailing Poland and 11th Hour Racing hull to hull on the approach to Cascais
As reported earlier on Afloat.ie, The Austrian Ocean Race Project and CORUM L’Epargne won their respective classes in today’s thrilling finale of the first leg of The Ocean Race Europe. For the Austrian upstarts, it was even more remarkable as…
CORUM L’Épargne was the first of the IMOCA 60s and the whole fleet to arrive in Cascais
IMOCA 60 yacht CORUM L’Épargne and the VO65 one-design of The Austrian Ocean Race Project have come first in Leg 1 of The Ocean Race Europe. Fickle breeze challenged all 12 international teams as they raced into Cascais in Portugal…
On board with Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team during Leg 1 from Lorient to Cascais
After an adrenaline-fuelled day of power reaching through the Atlantic on Tuesday 1 June, the 12 weary crews competing in The Ocean Race Europe are facing a challenging final night at sea as they close in on Cascais, Portugal —…
Leg One on board with Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team
The 12 international teams competing in the opening leg of The Ocean Race Europe have made steady progress across the Bay of Biscay in their first 24 hours since leaving Lorient, France yesterday afternoon, Sunday 30 May, bound for Cascais…

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