This marks the second consecutive race that Great Circle–Squid has been named official weather provider of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Thanks to on-going research and development in marine weather and routing solutions, Great Circle-Squid will provide the best weather forecast with high-resolution, world-wide coverage to each team and to the race organisation.
Founded in 2011, Great Circle-Squid is a world-leading provider of marine weather services, both for race management and sailors (skippers and navigators).
They have been targeting mainly the high-end segment of the racing community, winning tenders as exclusive provider, delivering data, bulletins and security services for all major races around the world such as the Volvo Ocean Race, the Vendée Globe, The Route du Rhum, the Sydney Hobart, Rolex Fastnet Race, Mini-Transat…
Their field of expertise ranges from data modeling, data distribution, satellite images production, to delivering weather-routing. Thanks to their multiplatform software (Windows, Mac, IOS, Android) every sailor can make the best use the most accurate weather data available worldwide.