Who knew that the most dangerous part of an offshore ocean racing leg would be AFTER the finish line?
Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag skipper David Witt had a whirlwind first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, featuring a last-minute transfer deal, an insane Alicante start, incredibly close racing and a bizarre finish in Lisbon.
You can read all about it here.
The most surprising part of the Leg was when his navigator Steve Hayles took a hit sailing into Lisbon in virtually no breeze after crossing the finish line.
Here’s what happened the team arrived in Lisbon after Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race…
by Volvo Ocean Race