Volvo Ocean village opens

The Volvo Ocean Race Village in the start port of Alicante, Spain opened to the public on Friday evening with a spectacular ceremony before a crowd approaching 20,000 people. Light, sound, hundreds of performers and some of the best sailing crews on the planet all came together to inaugurate the Race Village.

When the gates opened to the public the crowd poured in as the sun set over the purpose-built Race Village ringed around the inner harbour of Alicante. The public was given time to walk around the Village, to test the attractions, and soak up the atmosphere.

Among the highlight destinations was the interactive Volvo Ocean Race
Experience, comprising of the Ride, the Dome, the Pool and the Grinding