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2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race Heading to Abu Dhabi

Posted: Apr. 24th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
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The 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race will be making its way to Abu Dhabi's surrounding waterways. Taking place between December and January, the water might be chilly but the competition will definitely be hot.

Abu Dhabi will host the third 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race stopover from mid-December 2014 until January 3 2015, it was announced on Wednesday.

Abu Dhabi will welcome the fleet from Recife, Brazil after one of the longest legs in the 40-year race history (9,707 nautical miles).

The Abu Dhabi In-Port Race, which was won by home favourites Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in the last edition, will take place on January 2 2015, with the fleet departing for Sanya, China the following day.

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