19 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race: Dismasted Vestas 11th Hour Racing Arrives in Itajai

Fairwinds from the Falklands

Vestas 11th Hour Racing video above published Apr 9, 2018: From the moment the sailors arrived in Stanley Harbour, Falkland Islands, to the dock out last Saturday, the entire town has come together to support the team's efforts of returning to the race. Without the help of every individual and organisation that provided support, none of this would have been possible. Watch what it took to get the blue boat on its way to Itajaí

'When the leg ended, the adventure began' | Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race video above published Apr 16, 2018: Vestas 11th Hour Racing has arrived into Itajaí – here's a look behind the scenes as the blue boat docked in under jury rig following a Leg 7 dismasting.

Warm Welcome in Itajaí

Vestas 11th Hour Racing video above published Apr 16, 2018: At 1000 local time on April 16, Vestas 11th Hour Racing sailed into the Rio Itajaí-açu with three modified sails and a jury rig fabricated in the Falkland Islands. Covering 1600 miles in nine days, the delivery crew of five were all smiles as the shore team, fellow competitors and Volvo Ocean Race staff greeted the boat in the Race Village in Itajaí, Brazil.

Now just days to go until Leg 8 Start on April 22, 2018.

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