The Ocean Race is scheduled to race with 60 foot IMOCAs and foils in 2021-22 edition for the first time. There are about two and a half years to go and sailors, as well as race organizers, are working on how to make the right changes. The change contemplated for the Ocean race would affect IMOCA Vendee Globe race as well which is run by solo sailors. When the next Ocean race begins it would be in October 2021. The starting point would be Alicante, Spain which would be eight months later after Vendee Globe sailors finish this race. There would be VO65 boats that would also act as a trophy for the competitors.

Johan Salen, who is part of the Ocean Race management, states that the organization of the teams is being discussed. There would be three groups and these would be formed from the IMOCA teams existing. There would be teams joining in from different countries like the US, Mexico, Italy, Spain, France, New Zealand, South Africa, China, and others. The goal would be to form teams from these professionals of different countries and structure them with sponsors.
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