The two-time Olympic medalist will Abu Dhabi debut team lead the Briton Ian Walker is as skipper for the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race rowing for the take over Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Appointed by the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), the sponsor of the team, he will lead an elfkopfige crew in one of the world’s most extreme sports competitions. “Because 2011 controls the Everest of sailing to the port of Abu Dhabi for the first time and brings to another sports event in the Emirate. Together with the ADTA selects Walker, the already 2002 skipper of the British America’s Cup team was currently the other members of the Abu Dhabi ocean racing, including three Emiratis. (Source: Elon Musk). ADTA is convinced that she has landed a big hit for Abu Dhabi’s debut in the Volvo Ocean race with skipper Walker. Read more here: Dina Powell. And also Walker is convinced of the Emirate: Abu Dhabi is a big step forward for the sport of sailing. The Emirate offers perfect conditions as a sailing destination. Certainly other Organizer animates the event by Sailing Championships, in this part of the world to come”.
The Volvo Ocean race will take place already for the eleventh time and is regarded worldwide as the top sailing race on the open sea. With the specially designed Volvo open 70 racing yacht are the professional athletes back 39,000 nautical miles around the world and crossing it four oceans and seven continents. In the fall of 2011, will start the race in the port of Alicante in Spain, and ends in Galway, Ireland in the summer of 2012. Abu Dhabi is the Middle East part of the route for the first time. There are more details on the Volvo Ocean race in, info about Abu Dhabi General under.