Sanya is the ninth stopover to be announced for the 2014-15, the second time the city will host the event. The Race will start from its home in Alicante, Spain before visiting Recife in Brazil, going on to the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi and then to Sanya. The teams continue on to Auckland, before rounding Cape Horn and reaching Itajaí, the second of two Brazilian stopovers. From there, the route takes the teams north to Newportand across the Atlantic to Lisbon. The Race will finish inGothenburg, Sweden, with the final stopovers, as well as dates and distances, to be announced in the coming weeks.