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As of 01/15/2023 4:10 PM

Boris Herrmann kicks off the Ocean Race 2023. The first leg of the sailing regatta drives over 1,900 nautical miles from Alicante to Cape Verde and started today. An overview of the route, all important events, sailors’ positions and key information can be found in the live broadcast ticker on

01/15/2023 16:10

forsaken! Ocean Race 2023 has begun

The starting signal has been given for the Ocean Race 2023 in Alicante. Five boats, including “Malisia – Seaexplorer” Boris Hermann, took part in the first stage of the team’s legendary round-the-world regatta. It leads more than 1,900 nautical miles (about 3,500 km) to Cape Verde. Estimated arrival is January 22nd.

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Participants of the 2023 Ocean Race in Alicante Harbor Race © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

The 2023 Ocean Race kicked off in Alicante with Boris Herrmann. The most important facts about the legendary sailing regatta. more

In general, the ocean race lasts more than half a year. The seventh and final stage will start in The Hague on June 15th. The match ends with the grand finale in Genoa. Arrival expected July 1st.

01/15/2023 14:45

Eliminated: “Malaysia – Seaexplorer” and Co. on the road

‘Bye, Bye Alicante’: Friends and family bid farewell to the teams, and of course Boris Herrmann could not miss the Hamburg flag. Imoca class boats on their way to the starting line.


Video: neglected! “Malizia – Seaexplorer” & Co. on the road (1 minute)

01/15/2023 14:05

Hermann confident before the start of the ocean race

“We’re looking forward to getting off the dock and getting to work. Compared to launching the Vendée Globe when the pressure was just me, I feel comfortable and confident that we have an experienced crew who worked so hard on this project,” said Boris Herrmann shortly before the start, who spoke in an interview with NDR. About Malaysia – Seaexplorer opportunities:

Boris Herrmann sails with Team Malizia in the harbor race in the 14th Ocean Race © picture alliance / dpa / Team Malizia Photo: Antoine Auriol

Video: Hermann: “I think we can win the ocean race” (2 min.)

01/15/2023 00:05

Today the 2023 Ocean Race begins in Alicante

At 4 p.m., the wait for the five teams is over: then the 2023 Ocean Race begins with the first stage in Alicante. From there it is more than 1,900 nautical miles from Cape Verde.

Ocean Race Track from Alicante to Genoa © NDR

Video: Ocean Race 2023: That’s the Way (1 minute)

14.01.2023 18:00

Skipper Stanjek: Finally out in the open sea

Race preparations are stressful, but necessary. Skipper Robert Stanjek from Team Guyot is already looking forward.

Robert Stanjic © screenshot

Video: Robert Stanjic: Pleasures of the Open Sea (1 minute)

01/14/2023 17:39

Top questions and answers about Ocean Race

How long has the ocean race existed? How is it registered? How many Germans are there? All information is available in the instructions.

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Participants of the 2023 Ocean Race in Alicante Harbor Race © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

The 2023 Ocean Race kicked off in Alicante with Boris Herrmann. The most important facts about the legendary sailing regatta. more

5:39 PM – 1/13/2023 5:39 PM

Hermann believes in victory and Buick ‘very excited’

Hermann wants Hamburg to win the Ocean Race premiere. For Beucke from Kiel, who switched to sailing abroad just a year ago, a childhood dream has come true.

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Das Team Malaysia von Boris Herrmann © Malaysia Photo: Jimmy Horel

Today the 2023 Ocean Race begins in Alicante. Boris Hermann believes he has a good chance of winning. more

01/13/2023 09:00

Boris Hermann is confident

Before the start of the Ocean Race, Boris Hermann introduced himself full of anticipation and confidence. The captain from Hamburg said that the new chips on the Malizia Seaexplorer have proven themselves well.

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Die Malizia Seaexplorer vor Alicante © Malizia / Jimmy Horel Photo: Jimmy Horel

Four days before the start, the Hamburg sailor was full of anticipation: the new chips on the Malizia Seaexplorer are better than the old ones. more

01/13/2023 09:16

Suzanne Beauke is full of anticipation

Suzanne Becky of the Strand near Kiel is taking part in sea regattas for the first time – and looking forward to their premiere. She is part of the crew of Kevin Escoffier (France) at Team Holcim – PRB.

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Video: Sailing Regatta: Suzanne Buick makes her first ocean sprint (3 minutes)

13.01.2023 08:00

A total of four German sailors

In addition to Hermann and Buick, two more Germans started: Robert Stanjic from Berlin is co-leader with Benjamin Dutroux from France. Phillip Kasüske is part of the crew.

01/13/2023 07:45

The Ocean Race: Seven stages over 32,000 nautical miles

It will be the most important team regatta in international sailing this year for the Imoka class over seven stages and a total of 32,000 nautical miles (about 60,000 km).

The first stage: Alicante – Cape Verde
Start: January 15th Expected arrival: January 22nd
1900 nautical miles
The second phase: Cape Verde – Cape Town / South Africa
Start: January 25th. Expected arrival: February 9th
4,600 nautical miles
3. The stage: Cape Town – Itagai / Brazil
Start: February 26th Expected arrival: April 1st
12,750 nautical miles
The fourth stage: Itagai / Brazil – Newport / USA
Launch: April 23; Estimated arrival: May 10
level five: Newport / USA – Aarhus / Denmark
Start: May 21; Estimated arrival: May 30
3,500 nautical miles
6. The stage: Aarhus / Denmark – Fly by Keel – The Hague / Netherlands
Start: June 8; Kill (non-stop) June 9; Expected arrival: June 11th
800 nautical miles
Seventh stage: The Hague / Netherlands – Genoa / Italy
Starts: June 15th; Expected end: July 1
2200 nautical miles

01/13/2023 07:00

Live Tracking: An overview of what’s happening in the race

01/09/2023 09:06

Hermann wins the first harbor race

The Hamburg captain celebrates a remarkable success in Alicante a week before the official start.

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Boris Hermann's Malizia team is happy to win the Alicante Port Race.  © Sailing Power / Ocean Racing

A week before the start of the first stage, the Hamburg skipper won the so-called in-port race in Alicante. more

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