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Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier for 2017/18

B&G are proud to be an Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier for the 2017/18 race. Sitting at the heart of the entire fleet of Volvo Ocean 65 yachts are B&G’s state-of-the-art navigation systems, tactical software and Grand Prix level instrument systems. B&G will also be providing race support to the organisers and crews of the 2017 Volvo Ocean Race.

B&G will be following the teams from Leg 0 right through to the final, offering a unique perspective and exclusive commentary from the race. And we have lots of exciting competitions and giveaways throughout the event including a chance to be at one of the race villages.

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Exclusive Insight From Libby Greenhalgh


Libby Greenhalgh will be no stranger to followers of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. As the Navigator of Team SCA and winner of the B&G Navigators Prize, Libby is fully aware of the challenges that this year’s teams will face.

Libby will be providing exclusive commentary for B&G for each leg.

#heartoftherace video series

Rick Tomlinson onboard Drum in 1985

Volvo Ocean Race Expert and Race Control Officer Rick Tomlinson shares his dramatic experiences when onboard Simon Le Bon's Drum in the 1985 Fastnet.

#heartoftherace - across the Southern Ocean

"Things are going to happen in this race that you would not expect in your wildest dreams!" - Knut Frostad

B&G #heartoftherace - Race Control: Safety First

Safety on the open ocean is a primary concern of the Volvo Ocean Race team. We spoke to Race Expert, Rick Tomlinson at Race Control in Alicante about how the team use B&G technology to keep a close eye on the sailors.

B&G #heartoftherace - On board the Turn the Tide on Plastic Volvo Ocean 65 sailing boat

Bleddyn Mon, crew member onboard Turn the Tide on Plastic, gives us a tour of the Volvo 65. 8 months - Could you handle it?

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