Volvo Ocean Race at Kochi Port

Kochi port of Kerala is getting ready to host “The Volvo Ocean Race” 2008-09. This is the first time in 35 years of the race history that an Indian port associated with the event.

The race will start from Alicante in Spain and finishes at St. Petersburg in Russia.

See the race schedule below.




In-Port Race

04 Oct 2008


Leg 1 Start

11 Oct 2008

Cape Town

Leg 2 Start

15 Nov 2008

Kochi (India)

Leg 3 Start

13 Dec 2008


Leg 4 Start

18 Jan 2009


Leg 5 Start

14 Feb 2009

Rio De Janeiro

Leg 6 Start

11 Apr 2009


Leg 7 Start

16 May 2009


Leg 8 Start

6 Jun 2009


Leg 9 Start

14 Jun 2009


Leg 10 Start

25 Jun 2009

St. Petersburg

Race Finish

27 Jun 2009

The racing Yachts will arrive at Kochi port on December 3 and stay there for ten days. Cochin port trust and Kerala Tourism Department are hosting the events in Kochi.

The special arrangements for the race in BTP Jetty of Cochin Port and the Construction works of the race village near BTP Jetty are progressing fastly. It is expected that The Volovo Ocean Race event will attract tourists from India and abroad.

Visit the Volvo ocean race website or to know more..

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