Barcelona World Race news

News SEP 10, 2014

The Barcelona World Race's virtual challenge: THE GAME kicks off with first test regatta

Registration at opens on the 15th of September. With three and a half months to go until the start, THE GAME warms up for the race and aims for a success as in the previous edition, which saw some 48,000 players take part. The Game is totally free, and seven Renault Z.E. vehicles feature among the prizes. The Game was created and developed by the FNOB and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and is the result of a long-term project, incorporating technological and content improvement for the latest edition.

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News SEP 5, 2014

The Barcelona World Race at the Sail In Festival in Bilbao

A special session on Sunday will be dedicated to the double-handed, non-stop round the world challenge. Skippers Anna Corbella and Pepe Ribes will present two films about the regatta in the Basque city of Bilbao. The film “Words around the world” by Guille Cascante, where skipper Albert Bargués recounts his Barcelona World Race 2007-08 story will also be screened in Bilbao. The festival gathers a selection of the best documentaries, films and shorts on the subject of sailing, in the presence of some of sailing's leading figures

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