Volvo Ocean Race - Galway Buoy
05 June 2012
CIL in cooperation with a number of public and private organisations in the marine sector will distribute a range of navigational, meteorological and oceanographical (metocean) data using the Automatic Identification System (AIS) and onwards via Twitter, Facebook and the Internet. Over 600,000 people are expected to visit Galway during the event with a potential on-line audience of over 89 million.
The GalwayBuoy will be placed into Galway Bay, near Mutton
Island, for the finale of the Volvo Ocean Race this year. He will
be providing information on conditions, the environment and the
race. He has already started talking about his journey and you can
see what he's getting up to on Facebook and Twitter:
For further information, galleries and live twitter feeds please visit our Galway Buoy page.