Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race Experience

The In-Port Race is a key part of the Race Village experience. At the end of the race, there is a separate trophy for the overall In-Port Race Series winners, and positions in the series will be used to break any tie in the main Volvo Ocean Race table. The fast-paced action can be experienced on land, on board a VIP spectator boat, or on board a high-speed RIB. Our official VIP flag will ensure your guests on the water have unprecedented views of the action, and our professional commentators will keep your guests updated on what’s happening in the race.

Option 1: VIP Spectator Boat

Programme outline

Pre-race

  • Welcome pack (including VIP pass and lanyard)

10.00

  • Welcome and registration by our team of professional hostesses
  • Access to one of our unique hospitality venues
  • Volvo Ocean Race branded MUSTO quick dry cap
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea
  • Homemade pastries by global food and beverage experts One

  • Presentation of the Volvo Ocean Race by a sailing professional, including exclusive video footage
  • Go behind-the-scenes at the Boatyard

12.00

  • Hostesses lead guests to the VIP Spectator Boat
  • Board VIP Spectator Boat (good viewing guaranteed)
  • Safety briefing

Race time

  • VIP flag ensures the best seats in the house to watch the exhilarating In-Port racing
  • Professional commentator providing race updates and information about the action on the water
  • Delicious lunch by global food and beverage experts One served on board
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Screens showing close-ups of the on-water action and the live tracker

Post-race

  • Watch the dock-in show and In-Port Race prize-giving on the main stage

16.30

  • Programme ends

*all timings are approximate. Exact timings will vary depending on the Host City and the weather conditions.

“It’s wonderful to be on board with your team and senior colleagues from your company. During the event, we became part of Team Brunel Family.”

– Nandkishor Dhuri,
after the Abu Dhabi stopover

€595 Price per person excluding applicable VAT. Contact us

Option 2: High-Speed RIB

Programme outline

Pre-race

  • Welcome pack (including VIP pass and lanyard)

12.00

  • Welcome and registration by our team of professional hostesses
  • Access to one of our unique hospitality venues
  • Volvo Ocean Race branded MUSTO quick dry cap
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea
  • Homemade pastries by global food and beverage experts One

  • Presentation of the Volvo Ocean Race by a sailing professional, including exclusive video footage
  • Safety briefing
  • Wet weather and safety gear provided

13.00

  • Hostesses lead guests to the high-speed RIB
  • Board high-speed RIB (quality guaranteed)

Race time

  • VIP flag ensures the best seats in the house to watch the exhilarating In-Port racing
  • Professional commentator providing race updates and information about the action on the water
  • Packed lunch prepared by global food and beverage experts One

Post-race

  • Watch the dock-in show and In-Port Race prize-giving on the main stage
  • Post-racing drinks

17.30

  • Programme ends


*all timings are approximate. Exact timings will vary depending on the Host City and the weather conditions.

“It’s wonderful to be on board with your team and senior colleagues from your company. During the event, we became part of Team Brunel Family.”

– Nandkishor Dhuri,
after the Abu Dhabi stopover

€575 Price per person excluding applicable VAT. Contact us

Option 3: On-Land

Programme outline

Pre-race

  • Welcome pack (including VIP pass and lanyard)

12.00

  • Welcome and registration by our team of professional hostesses
  • Access to one of our unique hospitality venues
  • Volvo Ocean Race branded MUSTO quick dry cap

  • Presentation of the Volvo Ocean Race by a sailing professional, including exclusive video footage
  • Go behind-the-scenes at the Boatyard
  • Watch the In-Port Race dock out show

Race time

  • Watch the In-Port Racing from the comfort of our premium hospitality venue
  • Professional commentator providing race updates and information about the action on the water
  • Screens (high quality LED) showing close-ups of the on-water action and the live tracker
  • Delicious buffet lunch prepared by global food and beverage experts One
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks

Post-race

  • Watch the dock-in show and In-Port Race prize-giving on the main stage

16.00

  • Programme ends


*all timings are approximate. Exact timings will vary depending on the Host City and the weather conditions.

“It’s wonderful to be on board with your team and senior colleagues from your company. During the event, we became part of Team Brunel Family.”

– Nandkishor Dhuri,
after the Abu Dhabi stopover

€195 Price per person excluding applicable VAT. Contact us

Personal touch

We know how important it is to make your guests feel special. Here are just a few examples of ways in which we can personalise your guests’ experience:


  • Personalised invitations pre-event
  • Welcome letters and gifts
  • Volvo Ocean Race branded goodies
  • Personalised follow-up thank you card
  • Photo souvenir
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Want your guests to experience
a slice of the action?

Your guests can be part of this emotionally charged moment. From the Sailors Terrace, on board a VIP spectator boat, or on board a high-speed RIB, your guests can be part of the Race.

Our dedicated team will make sure your Volvo Ocean Race guest experience will be unique and unforgettable. Please contact a member of our team to tell us more about what you’re looking for and we can design a guest experience built around your needs.

 

 

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Bespoke Packages

We can design guest experiences around you. Our team can plan bespoke and tailor-made packages that work for your business needs and for your guests. We specialise in creating unique and unforgettable guest experiences.

In addition to the Guest Experiences, we can provide services including: flights, airport transfers, private coach hire, tour leaders, hosts/hostesses, accommodation, dinners, lunches, plus excursions outside of the Race Village.

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Food and Beverage

One Event Management (One) is amongst the pre-eminent caterers in Europe, with specialist operating entities in both “green field” sites and fixed venues. Our vision is to exceed the expectations of all of our stakeholders and deliver the most innovative events of their time. For our team at One, the honour of sharing in prestigious and world class events such as the Volvo Ocean Race is one we take great pride in.

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To complete your experience

All of our guest experiences come with:

  • Access to a unique hospitality venue within the Race Village
  • VIP flag for the spectator boat and high-speed RIB
  • Behind-the-scenes access
  • Commentary and presentations by sailing professionals
  • First-class food and beverages by One
  • Photograph opportunity with the Volvo Ocean Race trophy
  • Professional service from start to finish

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Meeting Spaces and Venue Hire

We have access to meeting and event spaces within the Race Village, that are available to for you to hire for your meetings and private events.

Venues include:

  • Sailors Terrace
  • The Boatyard
  • The Globe
  • Race Boat Experience

Please contact a member of our team to let us know your requirements and we will provide you know your requirements and we will provide you capacity, fit-out, and prices.

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