The Ocean RaceHQ Alicante, Muelle Levante, Spain
Founded in 1973: a crewed round-world race starting from Alicante, Spain every four years. The next edition includes up to 9 legs spanning across 45,000 miles of the world's oceans. The IMOCA 60 class will join the established VO65s for the first time in 2023.
Transat Jacques VabreHQ Alicante, Muelle Levante, Spain
Founded in 1993: a double-handed biannual race from Le Havre, France to Brazil. This will be Phil’s second participation after finishing in 3rd place aboard Class 40 Imerys Clean Energy in 2017, this time aiming to compete in the IMOCA 60 class.
Vendée GlobeHQ Alicante, Muelle Levante, Spain
Founded in 1989: single-handed, non-stop, around the world race starting and finished in Les Sables d’Olonne, France every four years. The ultimate test for professional skippers - with assistance forbidden the skippers must navigate across 25,000 miles of ocean. This IMOCA 60 race will be Phil’s first attempt at what is widely known as the Everest of Sailing.