Volvo Ocean Race: Is Yellow the new Red?:
Cardiff, Wales (June 9, 2018) – With just two legs remaining in the Volvo Ocean Race, the battle for the overall prize is tighter than ever, with three teams fighting for first place and a fourth crew still in with a shot at the podium.
As the team’s prepare for the tomorrow afternoon start of Leg 10 sprint from Cardiff, Wales to Gothenburg, Sweden, Charles Caudrelier’s Donbgfeng Race Team has the advantage, sitting in pole position. The Chinese-flagged team holds a one point lead over Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE, who had been leading for the majority of the race.
New leader at Melges 24 Worlds:
Victoria, BC (June 8, 2018) – It is eventually champagne sailing in Victoria, for the penultimate day of the 2018 Melges 24 World Championship: the breezy conditions in the waters of Victoria’s Outer Harbor allowed to complete two races and brought important changes in the overall provisional ranking, taking into account also the discard of the worse result of the series.
Both today’s races started with a General Recall rolling into a Black Flag, followed by some unpleasant penalties for several teams. With two second places as results of the day, Bruce Ayres’ Monsoon USA851 affirms itself not only as boat of the day, but also manages to climb up to the top of …
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