Itajai, Brazil (April 17, 2015) – Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) carry a seven-point advantage into the start of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday, but their team are taking nothing for granted.
The sixth leg, from Itajaí, Brazil to Newport, USA (5,010 nm), begins April 19 with an ETA of May 6.
As skipper Walker told a press conference today in the south-east Brazilian port of Itajaí, there are plenty of points still to sail for with four stages left to race.
“Last leg was obviously very good for us, to win the leg and the misfortune that happened for Dongfeng has changed the leaderboard somewhat,” he said.
Dongfeng Race Team (Charle…
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