Volvo Ocean Race

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

25 November, 2017

VIDEO Alert: Volvo Ocean Race - Weekly Race Summary, week 7

Leg 02, Lisbon to Cape Town, day 19, on board MAPFRE, Antonio Cuervas-Mons at the bow during a pilling, Sophie Ciszek holding the sail behind him. Photo by Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race. 23 November, 2017

Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race



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This week we feature the end of iconic Leg 2 that took the fleet from Lisbon (Portugal) to Cape Town (South Africa) in 20 days.

In this week's race summary we look at:
- Dongfeng Race Team's comeback
- Some very fast sailing
- Various teams going into stealth mode
- MAPFRE's big win
- Close fight for the 5th place
- A 7000 nautical miles long match race between Turn the Tide on Plastic and Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag with arrivals within a minute

Please click HERE to read the transcript.


SCRIPT Weekly Race Summary - Week 7 EN





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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 November 2017 )