Will the British team Basilica knock Tommy Hilfiger of perch in penultimate event? 16/5/06
Following a spectacular leg in Baltimore, the Volvo Extreme 40 Grand Prix in-shore race series heads to the UK for the fourth of five stopovers of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Five competing Volvo Extreme 40 boats will battle it out in Portsmouth from 27 May-3 June, for the stopover title, and for the overall Grand Prix Series trophy with Team Basilica looking set to close in on first place.
The Basilica Volvo Extreme 40 Team is the only all-British crewed, owned and sponsored boat competing in the series and is currently lying in second place overall just six points behind overall leaders Tommy Hilfiger.
Sanxenxo, Spain – 6-10 November, 2005
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – 21-26 March, 2006
Baltimore, USA – 28 April – 3 May, 2006
Portsmouth, UK – 27 May – 3 June, 2006
Rotterdam, Netherlands – 9-14 June, 2006