ETNZ VERY LIKELY TO VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Friday, 28 February 2014

Stable boss Grant Dalton of Emirates TeamNew Zealand has an interview with 3News , a New Zealand news station , indicated that there is very likely a New Zealand boat with it in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015. He says this after a visit to Spain , where he spoke with “( … ) a Spanish yachting organization sponsoring attracts .”

Stopover in Auckland
Dalton believes that his team needs 30 million dollars ( 18 million euros) and the fact that there was a stopover in Auckland occurs , it is certainly important that New Zealand participates. ” The city and state have invested in the stopover , so a boat from New Zealand would be a logical step ,” says the multi Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Race veteran . ” This race is in my blood since I was twenty , and I really can not let go. ” Dalton says the deadline for organizing a boat and start a team is put . At the beginning of May The Volvo Ocean Race begins in October in Alicante, Spain and is mid- March 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand .

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