Boating Business | Ocean Race partnership renewed

B&G has returned as an official technical supplier to The Ocean Race, including the forthcoming inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe.The sailing electronics manufacturer has been involved with the race since its inception in 1973 as the Whitbread Round-The-World Race.“B&G has been working alongside The Ocean Race organisers, teams and crews to not only provide the most accurate and reliable sailing navigation, but also to help develop and innovate new technologies for the wider sailing community for the last five decades, and we’re pleased to be back again for the 2022-23 edition of The Ocean Race,” said Simon Conder, global head of brand, B&G.Advanced technologyNeil Cox, technical director for The Ocean Race added: “As the fleet prepares for a third race around the planet, this partnership gives the sailors the advanced technology, technical support, confidence and reliability they need to perform at the highest levels.”The next edition of The Ocean Race is scheduled to start in October 2022 in Alicante, Spain with the finish in Genoa, Italy in June 2023.It will be contested by two classes of boats; the one-design Volvo Ocean 65 and the foiling IMOCA 60 class.The Ocean Race Europe will feature both classes during a one-month offshore race.

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