Vestas collision behind Scallywag win:
Hong Kong (January 19, 2018; Leg 4; Day 18) – Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag have won Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, leading the fleet into their home port of Hong Kong.
It’s a historic win for skipper David Witt and his team who had to overcome significant setbacks on the leg before grabbing the lead with a bold tactical call out of the Doldrums last weekend.
“We had a bit of a plan and we stuck to it,” said Witt. “Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t and this time it worked for us.”
It was an extended Doldrums crossing, and Scallywag had moments where they appeared to be in a strong position.
But late in the crossing, after falling behind t…
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