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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils Volvo Ocean Race entry in Portofino

'Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy.'    Volvo Ocean Race©    Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveiled its eye-catching new Volvo Open 70 racing yacht in Portofino, Italy on Tuesday, a state-of-the-art Farr design emblazoned with a falcon across its bow and main sails.

The yacht will carry the 11-strong crew, skippered by Britain’s double-Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker, through the 39,000 nautical mile Volvo Ocean Race, starting in Alicante on October 29

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Justin Slattery, Bowman, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Ian Walker, Skipper, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing unveils their Farr designed, state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Volvo Open 70, in Portofino, Italy. -  Volvo Ocean Race©?nid=85569   Click Here to view large photo




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