Barcelona World Race: A CMS for a Complex and Demanding Website

The Barcelona World Race ( is the only double-handed non-stop round-the-world regatta. The boats set sail from Barcelona on 31st December 2014 and return to the same port, with the first arrivals expected in March 2015. The regatta is held every four years. It is a world-class sporting challenge and an oceanic adventure that tests the limits of human endurance.

The races organizers needed a CMS that was capable of providing:

  • Intuitive and efficient content management
  • Maximum editorial flexibility
  • High traffic, high performance and high availability
  • A secure, multi-channel, multi-device and multilingual platform
  • High capacity for integration with other systems
  • Default presence of 2.0 functionalities
  • SEO-friendly
  • Supported by the best PHP framework: Symfony2

Find out the full story of the installation and implementation with the help of Microblau Colt.