The Ocean Race Europe Science Program

The Ocean Race 22 minutes

Introductory course on the scientific program of The Ocean Race Science program during the European tour. We better understand what the vital parameters of our oceans are, why it is important to monitor them and how these data were recorded by boats around the world.

Learn how The Ocean Race is helping on collecting data for scientific purposes, the parameters that characterise our oceans, and the concentration of microplastic in water.

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, sailing’s toughest team challenge and one of the sport’s Big Three events, alongside the Olympic Games and America’s Cup. To truly understand the race, though, it’s better to think of it in a way the athletes who take part will recognise immediately. Put simply, The Ocean Race is an obsession, and many of the world's best sailors have dedicated years, even decades of their lives trying to win it.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 22 minutes
  5. Intended for: All sailors and seafarers.
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference