(June 18, 2015; Day 3) – It was the day of the big split for the Volvo Ocean Race, as a 20-mile wide exclusion zone in the English Channel saw half the fleet on the English side while the other half hugged the French coast.
Alvimedica led the croissant contingent along France, bleeding miles early to the northerners, but charging late to build an insurmountable lead when the two roads merged, coming into The Hague pitstop with a 25 nm lead.
“It feels good to be going into the locker room ahead at half time,” said Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright. “We don’t know how far ahead we are yet, so we’ll just have to wait and see.”
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