Explore More Articles
Azzam Leg 7
The Volvo Ocean Race Ends

Nine months ago, six of the most technologically sophisticated and advanced boats ever made, manned by the greatest sailors in the world, took off on the Volvo Ocean Race - the world's toughest yacht racing challenge.

Azzam: Designed to Encounter Extremes

The Volvo 70 yacht - the vessel of choice for Volvo Ocean Race intrepid teams- is one of the most complex and demanding structures ever presented to any design team.

The Volvo Ocean Race Game

Get ready to hoist your sails, plot your course and beat the competition in the Volvo Ocean Race Game 2011-2012

Meet AZZAM: IWC's Volvo Ocean Race Vessel to Glory

Meet Azzam, the IWC Volvo Ocean Race's team ticket to victory. Our boat, designed by USA's Farr Yacht Design and built by Persico S.p.A in Italy, is one of the most sophisticated boats ever constructed

MR PORTER

MR PORTER is the first global online retail destination for men‘s style, combining editorial content with the best international menswear designers

Meet IWC’s Volvo Ocean Race Team

Meet Ian Walker, Skipper: Ian Walker, a two time Olympic silver champion, is one of Britain’s foremost sailors and sailing managers, and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s skipper

The Volvo Ocean Race

At IWC, we advance the limits of artistry and craftsmanship; in the Volvo Ocean Race, competitors push the limits of human achievement

51011 Calibre

In 2000, after five years of development, IWC unveiled the Portuguese Automatic with the 5000 calibre, a movement that had been designed and produced in its own workshops

Experiences

The Volvo Ocean Race Tracker

Quite simply, the everest of sailing.

Date — 3 November, 2011

Share:

More from the race

About the race

The Volvo Ocean Race

At IWC, we advance the limits of artistry and craftsmanship; in the Volvo Ocean Race, competitors push the limits of human achievement.

Team Interviews

Meet IWC's Volvo Ocean Race Team

Meet Ian Walker, Skipper, a two time Olympic silver champion, one of Britain’s foremost sailors and sailing managers, and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s skipper.

Dispatches from the race

VOLVO OCEAN RACE FLEET GEARED UP FOR ALICANTE LIFT-OFF

The most competitive line-up to contest a Volvo Ocean Race is assembling in Alicante ready for the start of the 2011-2012 edition in just under a month- with IWC’s Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing gearing up for action.

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN IS OFFICIAL TIMEKEEPER OF THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE 2011-2012

IWC Schaffhausen is proud to announce its partnership with Volvo Ocean Race as race sponsor and Official Timekeeper for the nextedition of the Volvo Ocean Race starting in October 2011.

Meet Azzam: IWC's Volvo Ocean Race Vessel to Glory

Meet Azzam, the IWC Volvo Ocean Race’s team ticket to victory. Our boat, designed by USA’s Farr Yacht Design and built by Persico S.p.A in Italy, is one of the most sophisticated boats ever constructed.

VOLVO OCEAN RACE SCHEDULE AND YOUR CHANCE TO WIN

The winner of the 2011-12 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race Game, which enables online players to race a virtual Volvo Open 70 around the world following the course of the actual race, will drive away in a brand new Volvo XC60 car.

Explore More Articles
Azzam Leg 7
The Volvo Ocean Race Ends

Nine months ago, six of the most technologically sophisticated and advanced boats ever made, manned by the greatest sailors in the world, took off on the Volvo Ocean Race - the world's toughest yacht racing challenge.

Azzam: Designed to Encounter Extremes

The Volvo 70 yacht - the vessel of choice for Volvo Ocean Race intrepid teams- is one of the most complex and demanding structures ever presented to any design team.

The Volvo Ocean Race Game

Get ready to hoist your sails, plot your course and beat the competition in the Volvo Ocean Race Game 2011-2012

Meet AZZAM: IWC's Volvo Ocean Race Vessel to Glory

Meet Azzam, the IWC Volvo Ocean Race's team ticket to victory. Our boat, designed by USA's Farr Yacht Design and built by Persico S.p.A in Italy, is one of the most sophisticated boats ever constructed

MR PORTER

MR PORTER is the first global online retail destination for men‘s style, combining editorial content with the best international menswear designers

Meet IWC’s Volvo Ocean Race Team

Meet Ian Walker, Skipper: Ian Walker, a two time Olympic silver champion, is one of Britain’s foremost sailors and sailing managers, and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s skipper

The Volvo Ocean Race

At IWC, we advance the limits of artistry and craftsmanship; in the Volvo Ocean Race, competitors push the limits of human achievement

51011 Calibre

In 2000, after five years of development, IWC unveiled the Portuguese Automatic with the 5000 calibre, a movement that had been designed and produced in its own workshops