Museo The Ocean Race

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Only this museum in the entire world is devoted to the Round the World Race. In order to share the rich heritage of the race's history as well as the technological ingenuity and human work that this task demands, the Ocean Race Museum, an interactive museum, was established in 2012.

How to explore Museo The Ocean Race?

  • Check out a boat that participated in the race - A VO70 named Brasil 1 took part in the 2005–2006 season.
  • See for yourself what it is like to live on board and explore the boat's stories and secret spaces in the museum.
  • The world's toughest sailing competition's history spanning more than 45 years, is covered in the interactive exhibition. Everything is on exhibit here, including records, landmarks, heroes, and legends.
  • Here, you may experience sailing innovation and technology as well as yachts and designs, wind and weather, stars and orientation, onboard living, and more.
  • Race Control, a cutting-edge technological hub utilizing the most recent satellite communications, is housed in the museum. Visit this section to experience what it is to watch the boats during the competition.
  • The Pirates of the Caribbean ship's exterior is accessible in one of the sections. It was forced to abandon the first leg of the 2005–2006 edition due to a cracked bulkhead and a hull leak.
  • Visit the temporary display honoring Spain's 41-year involvement in the most challenging ocean race.
  • Learn about the accomplishments of Spanish sailing teams and well-known Spanish sailors like 'Chuny' Bermudez, Juan Vila, Guillermo Altadill, or Xabi Fernández, as well as artifacts from their global races
  • Their virtual simulator lets you simulate the sensation of being a crew member during the race. On a race boat, experience what it feels like to sail at 25 knots.

  • imageDuration Required
    50 minutes

Address of Museo The Ocean Race

Calle Muelle 10 Puerto de Alicante, 03138 Alicante Spain

Opening & Closing time of Museo The Ocean Race

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