09 June 2015

Volvo Ocean Race, Fleet Hugging Portugal Coast, Sailing Videos

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is headed north along the Portugal coast--in a few hours, once the fleet "turns" the northwest corner of Spain (see map further below)--expect a windy upwind beat and sprint to the Leg 8 finish at Lorient, France.


Inside Track: Leg 8 #3 | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Jun 8, 2015: A live connection with Skipper Charles Caudrelier onboard Dongfeng Race Team and a quick catch up with ADOR Navigator Simon Fischer - race veteran Katie Pettibone joins Genny for this evenings show.


Inside Track: Leg 8 #2 | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Jun 8, 2015: Genny Tulloch talks to Sam Davies on current leader Team SCA and Team Alvimedica's Charlie Enright about their strategy for this short leg, and Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad analyses the overnight tactics as the fleet splits into two distinct groups.


VOR, Leg 8 - Jun 8, 2015: Capricious wind conditions push the lucky boats ahead and leave the others stranded in frustration.


Lisbon Leg 8 Start Highlights | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Jun 7, 2015: Leg 8 kicked off on a humid Lisbon afternoon, with really tricky and light wind conditions! Here's a look back at the action from the departure, as the fleet set out from Lisbon to Lorient.

graphic of Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 8 - Lisbon to Lorient - Positions at: 8 June 21:35 UTC
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 8 - Lisbon to Lorient - Positions at: 8 June 21:35 UTC above
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