The best medical care in the world’s toughest race

Hospital of Luz, a unit of the Espírito Santo Saúde Group, will provide medical assistance for the Volvo Ocean Race, during their stop over in Lisbon.

The biggest race of the World arrives in Lisbon on May 31. For 11 days, all participants in this event will have the support of the Medical Support Unit from the Hospital da Luz, who will be available on site to provide the best medical care.  The Medical Support Unit will be based in the Race Village at Pedrouços Dock and will give particular attention to the teams' crew members.

The continuous physical exertion and constant exposure to the elements of nature, often in adverse sea conditions, requires participants to maintain an excellent state of health. The teams involved in the race can count on the medical support from Hospital da Luz to ensure that they continue the competition in the best physical and psychological conditions in order to meet the challenges of the sea more safely.