The Ocean Race Summits series promotes innovative solutions and winning strategies to restore ocean health.

The Ocean Race Summits have been developed over the past five years in collaboration with 11th Hour Racing, the founding Sustainability Partner of The Ocean Race. The series continues to bring leaders and other change-makers together sharing solutions and winning strategies to restore ocean health, inspired by the spirit of ocean racing.

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The Volvo Ocean 65 is the one-design boat that contested the 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. It will also be the one design used for the 2017-18 and 2021-22 edition. At 65ft LOA the new yachts are slightly shorter than the previous generation of Volvo Open 70s but will be more reliable, robust and affordable while still being a very high performance racing boat. There are 8 Volvo Ocean 65's. They have all been brought to the same standard between the 2014–2015 and the 2017–2018 race.

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The next edition of The Ocean Race, scheduled to start from Alicante, Spain in October 2021, will visit 10 international cities, including the start port and the Grand Finale finish in Genoa, Italy in the summer of 2022. For the first time, The Ocean Race is now open to the high-tech, foiling IMOCA 60 class, in addition to the one-design VO65 boats that provided record-breaking performance and such close, compelling racing in the 2017-18 edition of the race – the closest Race of all-time.

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