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Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover
Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover
It's back! After a ten year gap, Auckland, the world's premier sailing capital, will once again welcome the Volvo Open 70s fleet home as an official Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race.

The boats are due to arrive in Auckland on Thursday 8 March. The Pro-Am Race is scheduled for the Friday 16 March with the In-Port Race on Saturday 17 March. The Start of Leg 5 will take place on Sunday 18 March.

There's a great Global Party lined up for the Race Village in the Viaduct during the Auckland Stopover. A rolling programme of entertainment for twelve hours each day - from 9am to 9pm - has been put together for the Stopover which runs from 8 - 18 March. And it's all free!

Race Village highlights (all free):

The Global Party: 9am -9pm daily on the PUMA Stage, Te Wero Island
The Volvo Experience: The Ride, 3D cinema, Grinder Challenge, Bouncy Castle, Air Balls & Pool, The Dome
Try Sailing: have a go with free instruction and equipment
Pit Lane: get up close to the world's fastest monohulls
Volvo Pavilion: packed with multimedia and interactive displays and games
DHL NZ Marine Export Showcase: the best of NZ marine export products and services
And much, much more.

The Stoneleigh Bar and Peroni Bar will be open from 11am - 9pm daily on Te Wero island and there will be a variety of different eateries in the Village in addition to the many local cafes, bars and restaurants in the Viaduct.

Click here to download the Race Village map.
Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover
Volvo Ocean Race Stopover 2012

08 Mar 2012 - 18 Mar 2012

It's back! After a ten year gap, Auckland, the world's premier sailing capital, will once again welcome the Volvo Open 70s fleet home as an official Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. In March 2012 Auckland will stage the Leg 4 finish from Sanya in China and the start of Leg 5, which takes the fleet into the Southern Ocean once again, round the infamous Cape Horn and up to a finish and Stopover...
Volvo Ocean Race Pro-Am 2012

16 Mar 2012

It's back! After a ten year gap, Auckland, the world's premier sailing capital, will once again welcome the Volvo Open 70s fleet home as an official Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. In March 2012 Auckland will stage the Leg 4 finish from Sanya in China and the start of Leg 5, which takes the fleet into the Southern Ocean once again, round the infamous Cape Horn and up to a finish and Stopover...
Volvo Ocean Race - In-Port Race 2012

17 Mar 2012

It's back! After a ten year gap, Auckland, the world's premier sailing capital, will once again welcome the Volvo Open 70s fleet home as an official Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. In March 2012 Auckland will stage the Leg 4 finish from Sanya in China and the start of Leg 5, which takes the fleet into the Southern Ocean once again, round the infamous Cape Horn and up to a finish and Stopover...
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