Antoine Mermod chose the Barcelona Ocean Sailing Foundation (FNOB) headquarters to present the new IMOCA Globe Series championship and the recent agreement with the Volvo Ocean Race.
The approval of the tax exemptions for the sponsorship of the Barcelona World Race 2022-2023 as an event of exceptional interest has been published in the Spanish Official State Gazette. The inter-administrative commission that regulates the tax incentives of the 2022-2023 edition will be made official shortly.
In recent months, ocean sailing has undergone a series of changes that will undoubtedly and hugely condition the future of this sport. On the one hand, the announcement of the new IMOCA GLOBE SERIES World Championship and, on the other hand, the new agreement between the IMOCA class and the VOLVO OCEAN RACE that will allow all races to be raced in the same boat, the IMOCA60.
Contact on the course between top spot contenders on penultimate day of Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Barcelona
The penultimate day of Act 3, Barcelona, had fans glued to the racing as two of the event’s main contenders made contact on the course.