Earthrace crew finished the repairs and prepares for a new attempt to break the world record in 2008. Like before the previous attempt to break the record they will begin whit a world tour that promotes the biodiesel fuel.

The logistics coordinator Allison Thompson said last month: “We intend to get underway and head north as soon as Earthrace is launched, look for us initially in the Baltic starting 19 July at the Halmstad, Maritime Festival”.

The mission of Earthrace in each port of the Tour is to:

  • Promote awareness, education and use of renewable fuels
  • Film positive marine environmental initiatives
  • Provide voyages for supporters and sponsors
  • Showcase sponsor products and services
  • Display renewable fuel information
  • Provide public tours of the boat
  • Meet the public
Earthrace is preparing the European Tour
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The schedule for the European section of the promotional tour is as follows:

  • July 9-11 Cork, Ireland
  • July 12-14 Dublin, Ireland
  • July 19-22 Halmstad, Sweden
  • July 24/25 Gothenburg, Sweden
  • July 27-29 Oslo, Norway
  • August 2-5 Karlskrona, Sweden
  • August 7/8 Gdansk, Poland
  • August 10-12 Rostock, Germany
  • August 14-16 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • August 17-19 Helsingor, Denmark
  • August 21/22 Kiel, Germany
  • August 24-26 Hamburg, Germany
  • August 28/29 Bremerhaven, Germany
  • August 31-Sep 2 Amsterdamn, Holland
  • Sep 4/5  Antwerp, Belgium
  • Sep 7- 16 London, England

Dates beyond September 16 will be added at a later date.


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