The Volvo Ocean Race, which began life in Portsmouth as the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1973, moved its headquarters from England to its new home in Alicante, Spain in 2010.
What does WRTWR stand for?
WRTWR stands for Whitbread Round The World Race
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2 My father captained a boat in the first Whitbread Round The World Race in 1973.
1990: Maiden, skippered by Tracy Edwards with the first all-female crew, finished second in the Whitbread Round the World Race.
He said: 'If you had a choice of any boat to do the race on, it's the one everyone's going to choose to do it because it's our boat, it was our home, it wasn't just the Fastnet race we sailed it for the Whitbread Round The World race when we spent four-months plus living on it.
Le Bon said, 'If you had a choice of any boat to do the race on, it's the one everyone's going to choose to do it because it's our boat, it was our home, it wasn't just the Fastnet race we sailed it for the Whitbread Round the World race when we spent four-months plus living on it.
Tracy Edwards, 41, who skippered the first all female crew in the 1989 Whitbread round the world race, said: 'It is the most amazing feat to take so many days off this notoriously difficult record.
The New Zealander won the Whitbread Round the World race in 1989 and America's Cup in 1995 and 2000.