“Everybody I have spoken to enthuses about these boats and this race. I have not looked forward to going sailing so much for a long time.”
The build of the Green Team Volvo Open 70 is underway at McConaghy Boats in China.
Glenn Bourke, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race said: “It is fabulous to have another super-professional team skippered by an Olympic medallist entered in the race. After months of knowing about this team, it is wonderful that it is now formally announced.”
“We now have a fleet of seven boats, the same number as the previous iteration of the race, but higher still in calibre. We can never predict whether the numbers might increase, but with the possible postponement of the America’s Cup there are now a couple of possibilities.”
Read more at the Volvo Ocean Race website