Live recording: Leg 8 start - Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France - 647 nautical miles
Voyage into the unknown | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: “...There are light winds chasing up the Portuguese coast, but by the time we get to Cape Finisterre, it should be a dead beat to Lorient, and probably quite windy, over 30 knots,” he says. He is banking on plenty of upwind sailing. “It’ll be interesting as we haven’t had a lot of upwind in this race. We don’t really know what the pecking order is in these conditions, so it could be a very different leg to the others.” The race is intriguingly poised with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, on paper, able to clinch overall victory if results go their way when the boats arrive after three to four days of sailing..."
|Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 8 - Lisbon to Lorient, Positions at: 7 June 15:43 UTC source: volvooceanrace.com|
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