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Volvo Ocean 65

  • The Volvo Ocean 65 – cool design, emotional impact

    Radical, high-performance, tough, affordable, world-class – the new one-design Volvo Ocean 65 that will contest the next two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race is a spectacular feat of design and construction.Read more

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    Innovative Features

    The new Volvo Ocean 65 incorporates a series of innovations that combine to make a boat that is not only fast through the water but also cool looking and capable of withstanding the toughest conditions on the planet. Here we look at a selection of the new features.Read more

  • Interior view of The Boatyard
    The Boatyard

    A new shared yacht maintenance concept has been introduced for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – one that makes a major contribution to efficiency and cost-savings while providing a unique spectacle for fans in the Race Villages. Read more

  • The design and build consortium

    The new one-design boat for the next two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race is designed by Farr Yacht Design in the United States, with a consortium of four boatyards taking care of the build process - Green Marine in the United Kingdom, Decision in Switzerland,…Read more

  • Team Sanya shore crew member maintaining the boat during the Lorient stopover
    Main technical specifications

    The new Volvo Ocean 65 Class has been designed, engineered and built to be a high performing and competitive race machine. Read more

  • Inmarsat and Thrane & Thrane domes on the back the the fleet of Volvo Open 70's, on the dock in Lisbon, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.
    Technical equipment

    The new one-design high-performance yachts are designed and equipped with the latest communication and safety technology. Read more

  • Work continues at the French sail loft where the Volvo Ocean 65 sails are being finished
    The sails

    World’s leading sailmaker North Sails provide the sails for the new Volvo Ocean 65 one-design class. Read more

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