Dec 262007
Velux 5 formerly AroundAlone

Velux 5 formerly Around Alone Race

The VELUX 5 OCEANS Race was formerly known as the Around Alone race and before that The BOC Challenge.

Around Alone is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed in stages, now managed by Clipper Ventures Plc since 1995.

Its current name comes from its main sponsor, VELUX, a Danish window company.

The original BOC Challenge first took place in 1982. In the late 1990s the race was renamed the Around Alone.

Since the 2006-2007 edition the race has run under its current name 0f Velux 5 Oceans Race

This event is the longest race for individuals in any sport.

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Buying Luxury Property in Tuscany

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Mallorca Real Estate Search

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Le Case di Dorrie

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Tipperary Cut Glass Crystal Vases and Tableware

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Waterford Crystal Cut Glass

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Barovier Cut Glass Crystal and Chandelliers

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