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Daily Archives: 12/02/2018

Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 6 to Auckland, day 05 on board MAPFRE, sailing with 30 kts, Tamara Echegoyen holding the main sheet at the stearn of the boat. 11 February, . © Ugo Fonolla / Volvo Ocean Race

After fast rides for a couple of days, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet leaders have to make some hard decisions to skirt a area of light air on Leg 6, before they get back into the Trade Winds for a three day run ahead of the onset of the Doldrums. The fleet is still closely bunched with the first four ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race, Day 13 © Clipper Race

There has been little change in weather conditions over the last 24 hours and the consistency has enabled teams to continue accelerating towards Sanya after yesterday’s gear shift and nearly a fortnight of racing in Race 7: The Forever Tropical Paradise Race. The steady conditions mean there has only been a small amount of change on the leaderboard, and PSP ...

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