Knut Frostad: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Published on June 24th, 2015

Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, met with media on June 24 prior to the conclusion of the 2014-15 edition on June 27.

Knut Frostad, Volvo Ocean Race CEO, on June 24, 2015 by Scuttlebutt Sailing News on Mixcloud

Topics Discussed
00.01 min – first question – lessons learned this race
05:00 – News on new boats, sponsors, teams?
07:25 – About the Abu Dhabi Stopover
08:48 – View on Team SCA performance and female crews in future
13:00 – Possibility of German campaign? Potential teams?
15:40 – State of the oceans, awareness of pollution
17:50 – Strong and weak points of the VO65 one design
22:17 – Opinion on number of crew onboard
22:35 – Opinion on AIS
26:40 – More sailors like Adam Minoprio in the game, is the race turning into match racing?
27:55 – Most important structural/tech problems with VO65s
30:30 – Changes that he would make on the boat for the next race
33:55 – Changes he would make in the race in terms of route, format etc…
36:35 – About the Virtual Game

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