These teams are:
- Team TELEFONICA
- Team SANYA
- GROUPAMA sailing team
- CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand
- ABU DHABI Ocean Racing
- PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG Propulsion.
The Official Start of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 will be on 29th October with an In-Port Race in Allicante.
All Boats have reached Alicante by now and making the last preparations.
A Short Qualification Race will start from Alicante on 7th October with a length of about 600 Nm. So All Teams can see their Competition and start comparing their Chances.