Garmin Partnership Sailing Volvo Ocean Race

Garmin selected as Official Supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race

October 10, 2017

Garmin today announced that it has been selected as an official supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-2018.

The deal sets Garmin to provide its action and 360 cameras to the seven teams competing in the 45,000-mile race around the world.

The VIRB® 360 and VIRB Ultra 30, will be used on each boat to capture video that will be shared with race fans around the globe.

The Volvo Ocean Race, beginning on 222nd October, spans four oceans, touches six continents and stops in 12  cities.

“We’re honoured to have the opportunity to collaborate with the Volvo Ocean Race, a race known as one of the longest and toughest professional sporting events in the world,” said David Dunn, Garmin director of marine sales and marketing.“

“Our VIRB action cameras are rugged and ready for adventure, just like the sailors taking part in this race, and we’re confident race fans watching the footage at home will get to experience the sport they love like never before.”

Jordi Neves, Volvo Ocean Race chief digital officer, added: “This is a fantastic partnership for the race and we are looking forward to working with such a dynamic and innovative brand.

“We are especially excited to be able to deliver 360 experiences from all boats by our on-board reporters that will be delivering the story of the race in the toughest conditions.”

Garmin Partnership Sailing Volvo Ocean Race