• 20-OCT-2017

  • Alicante, Spain

Highlights from the skippers press conference

Highlights from the skippers press conference held in Alicante ahead of the departure of the race on 22nd October. 

Soundbites of the skippers in English

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18: Seven skippers. One goal. “We all want to win”

The ultimate test in team sport, the Volvo Ocean Race, starts on Sunday, when seven of the best sailing teams in the world cross the starting line off Alicante, Spain.

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will test the crews on a 45,000 nautical mile race course, through some of the most challenging waters in the world, including more miles in the extremes of the Southern Ocean.

On Friday, the seven skippers faced the international media at the opening press conference. Here’s what they said, in their own words

Read the press release here: 

http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/mediahub/press-releases/10000_The-Volvo-Ocean-Race-2017-18-Seven-skippers-One-goal-We-all-want-to-win.html