Barcelona World Race: The commitment with the environment, one of the cornerstones of the FNOB

Saturday, 02 February 2013

Next February 5th at the Barcelona World Race Interpretation Centre, the book "Commitment with the environment" will be released. The book has been published by the FNOB in collaboration with UNESCO and will be available on the Barcelona World Race and FNOB’s websites from February 15th. Besides presenting the environmental actions undertaken by the Foundation during the Barcelona World Race and other sporting events, it exposes the intention of the FNOB, fully in line with that of the IMOCA. This is to continue developing new ways of collaboration regarding the respect for the environment, renewable energies and new technologies, as much as in the boats, as in navigation and in the organization and development of their own race.


Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane confirm their entry for the third edition with Mare Racing Team

21.01.2013 - At Boot Düsseldorf 2013, the city's sailing and watersports show, skipper Jörg Riechers and the Director of Mare-Verlag publishers, the team sponsor, announced the team's inscription for the Barcelona World Race 2014/15. Frenchman Sébastien Audigane will be co-skipper.

The Great Southern Ocean and the ice gates

18.01.2013 - The ice gates, obligatory waypoints set out by the organisers to increase safety in the face of the dangers posed by floating ice, have come under the spotlight during the course of the last edition of the Barcelona World Race and the current Vendée Globe.

GAES presents team for the Barcelona World Race 2014/2015

13.12.2012 - Anna Corbella and Gerard Marín will make up the crew on board GAES Centros Auditivos. This move sees the Barcelona based company renewing its sponsorship commitment to the regatta and also means the first official entry has now signed-up for the third edition of the competition

“Zero emissions” ocean racing up for debate

16.11.2012 - Yachtsman Pachi Rivero, engineer Jordi Barinaga and Raymond Blancafort, a journalist from Spain's El Mundo newspaper joined members of the media to discuss the subject of sustainable energy and the development of a 100% electric boat.

IMOCA step up gear by signing commercial agreement with OSM

18.10.2012 - The aim is optimising the profile and the commercial potential of IMOCA, capitalising on the strength of the IMOCA class programme. OSM will develop and implement a new marketing and commercial strategy in order to ensure its future commercial success to the benefit of all parties involved.

Flying the flag for the environment and continuous improvement in business

05.07.2012 – The Barcelona Foundation for Ocean Sailing is the first sports event organization in the World to simultaneously obtain these three ISO certifications for the management of quality, environment and occupational health & safety.

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