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Media Alert & Invitation

UK PRESS Conference 2023 OCEAN GLOBE RACE and on other days separate Media briefings for 2022 Golden Globe Race, 2024 Mini Globe Race, 2021 Globe 5.80 Transat and World Premier of Class Globe 5.80 Mini at the Southampton Boat show.


WHAT?Don McIntyre, Founder and Chairman of the 2023 Ocean Globe Race, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first Whitbread race with host Alec Wilkinson invites you to….

The first UK Ocean Globe Race Press conference in the company of Sir Chay Blyth, Other Whitbread veterans and OGR entrants Annie O’Sullivan UK (Skipper of Tracy Edward‘s Maiden) Dominique Dubois France (Multiplast owner Swan 651), Tapio Lehtinen Finland (Whitbread veteran and final finisher 2018 GGR and entrant in 2022 GGR Swan 55) James Tomlinson USA(with father and Whitbread veteran Rick Tomlinson Swan 59) Isabelle Andrieu Italy (Translated 9, Previous Adc Accutrac Swan 65) Team Spirit of Adelaide, Australia ( Baltic 55), Chris Watts UK (Swan 65).

WHEN?Friday Sept. 10th at 1300hrs (EXACTLY two years from the OGR Start on Sept 10th 2023)

WHERE?Southampton International Boat Show 2021, Mayflower Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 1HJ, on the Foredeck stage, east to the Ocean Hall.

HOW?… On the Ocean Globe Race Facebook LIVE if unable to attend in person, or with Tickets from Jane@OceanGlobeRace.com for media without accreditation. (www.OceanGlobeRace.com )

MEDIA Briefing Golden Globe Race

WHAT? … 2022 Golden Globe Race briefing by Don McIntyre & Media CEO Melissa Payne, in the company of Entrants, David Scott Cowper UK, Ian Herbert Jones UK, Simon Curwen UK, Guy Waites UK and the others…

WHEN? … Thursday Sept. 16th at 1400Hrs (One year from the start on Sept 4th 2022.)

WHERE? … ON the Les Sables d’Olonne and Golden Globe Race exhibit, Ocean Hall 2, stand J158.

HOW?… On Golden Globe Race Facebook Live if unable to attend in person, or with tickets from Jane@GoldenGlobeRace.com for media without accreditation. ( www.GoldenGlobeRace.com )

MEDIA Briefing Class Globe 5.80 Mini

WHAT?Don McIntyre founder of the Class Globe 5.80 Mini Ocean racer, invites you to the World Premier and inspection of Hull Number 46, of this exciting new class of amateur-built plywood epoxy, safe, fun and affordable yachts. News on the first McIntyre Adventure Globe 5.80 Transat starting in Lagos Portugal on October 31st this year and a rundown of the 2024 Mini Globe Race introducing the first 12 entrants joining the adventure.

WHEN? …Wednesday 15th Sept at 1400hrs.

WHERE? … On the Globe 5.80 Exhibit, Ocean Hall 2, Stand J159

HOW? … On Class Globe 5.80 Facebook Page if unable to attend in person, or with tickets from Jane@McIntyreAdventure.com for media without accreditation. (www.ClassGlobe580.com )