Date — 3 November, 2011
At IWC, we advance the limits of artistry and craftsmanship; in the Volvo Ocean Race, competitors push the limits of human achievement.
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.
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 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, 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.
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.