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INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE YACHT CLUB

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  • Explore "Around Turkey" World Sailing Speed Record Challenge
    Explore "Around Turkey" World Sailing Speed Record Challenge
    Planned
    Hopa, Hopa, 08600 Hopa/Artvin, Türkiye
    Planned
    Hopa, Hopa, 08600 Hopa/Artvin, Türkiye
    Are you someone who seeks thrill and excitement, and always on the lookout for your next adventure? Look no further than the world sailing speed record race from Hopa to Iskenderun (Turkiye)!
Volvo Open 70

The Yacht - Volvo Open 70

"Black Betty"

The Volvo Open 70 is a high-performance racing yacht, designed to be fast and seaworthy in all conditions. The boats are constructed from carbon fiber and Kevlar, and feature a canting keel, a retractable bow sprit, and a large sail plan. The boats are designed to be sailed by a crew of 11, and feature a variety of onboard systems and safety features.

The Volvo Open 70 has been used in the Volvo Ocean Race since 2005, and has become one of the most successful and popular classes of racing sailboat in the world. The boats have also been used in other major offshore races, such as the Rolex Fastnet Race and the Transat Jacques Vabre.

 

Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad  give us the detail;
 

  • Fully developed Volvo Open 70 getting on the water for figures these days approaching $10 million.


  • Full sail area can produce up to 400 hp.

  • Build process involving a more than 120 people and 36.000 man/hours

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Upcoming Events

  • Turkish Naval Forces Cup
    Turkish Naval Forces Cup
    13 Tem Cmt
    Türkiye
    13 Tem 2024 08:00 – 18 Tem 2024 21:00
    Türkiye
    13 Tem 2024 08:00 – 18 Tem 2024 21:00
    Türkiye
    53rd Edition Open Offshore Race
  • Explore "Around Turkey" World Sailing Speed Record Challenge
    Explore "Around Turkey" World Sailing Speed Record Challenge
    Planned
    Hopa
    Planned
    Hopa, Hopa, 08600 Hopa/Artvin, Türkiye
    Planned
    Hopa, Hopa, 08600 Hopa/Artvin, Türkiye
    Are you someone who seeks thrill and excitement, and always on the lookout for your next adventure? Look no further than the world sailing speed record race from Hopa to Iskenderun (Turkiye)!

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