Meet the teams of 2017-18

Our race is all about the people bold enough to compete in it. Discover our teams for next edition!

The first team to announce is Dutch campaign Team AkzoNobel led by first-time skipper Simeon Tienpont (NED), who will be racing in his third Volvo Ocean Race. Find out more about the Team AkzoNobel campaign here.

The second team to announce its entry into the 2017-18 edition is China's Dongfeng Race Team, returning for a second consecutive race, with French skipper Charles Caudrelier once again at the helm following a podium finish in 2014-15. More information here.