No lead changes at Transatlantic Race:
(December 10, 2017; Day 16) – Roman Guerra’s Volvo 70 Monster Project finished the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race today in an elapsed time of 14 days 21 hrs 39 mins 46 secs. Sixteen yachts are still racing across the Atlantic Ocean and a number of teams will finish the 3,000 nautical mile race over the next 48 hours. Eric de Turckheim’s French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine and Tilmar Hansen’s German Elliot 52 Outsider, both finishing yesterday, continue to retain the IRC and ORC overall lead positions, respectively. Full report.
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Volvo Ocean Race: Two weeks of terror:
Cape Town, South Africa (December 10, 2017) – Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng Race Team and the Spanish MAPFRE squad were neck and neck leading the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Cape Town and towards the southernmost point of the African continent today.
It was the eleventh time in the history of the event that the fleet had raced out of Cape Town, this time on a 6,500 nautical mile leg to Melbourne, Australia.
But this low latitude leg has been absent from the past three editions. Not since the 2005-6 race have the sailors experienced this epic and full throttle ride with huge waves, freezing storms, biblical winds and crazy storms.
With double points up for grabs, i…
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