21 April 2018

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Itajai, Brazil, to Newport, RI USA, LIVE Feed

LIVE Tracker 2018.05.08: Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 Finish in light winds:
 VOR Leg 8 Finish
See also Virtual Eye -- Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 started 22 April 2018 from Itajai, Brazil, at 17:00 UTC (14:00 Itajaí) 1:00 p.m. EDT (US).
courtesy VolvoOceanRace.com
MAPFRE take a stunning win into Newport - Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18"The Spanish team MAPFRE made an incredible comeback over the final 24 hours to steal a leg win on Leg 8..." read more at link above.
Standings After Leg 8 (courtesy VolvoOceanRace.com):

Full Replay: MAPFRE Brunel Vestas Dongfeng Arrivals in Newport | Volvo Ocean Race:

Volvo Ocean Race video above published May 8, 2018. See also previous Volvo Ocean Race 'Daily Live' Shows (videos).

North to Newport - Leg 8 - Week 2 Volvo Ocean Race

The World Sailing Show video above published May 3, 2018: As the fleet heads north to Newport the pack is re-shuffled once again. Team Brunel has once again turned on the gas, and the battle for the long game has never been closer.

April 22, 2018--check out all the action from the start of the Leg 8 race from Itajaí to Newport--Full Video Replay and Leg 8 Start ...in 137 seconds (video). All 7 seven boats were on the start line in Itajaí, with their sights set on the 5700 nautical miles to Newport, Rhode Island. See also:
The Itajaí In-Port Race ...in 137 seconds (video) and Skippers' Leg 8 Start Press Conference (video).

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, Leg 8 Itajai to Newport, 5700 nautical miles, start 22 April:

Standings after Leg 7 finish (courtesy VolvoOceanRace.com):
 Standings After Leg 7 Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 7 recap: Team Brunel won Leg 7 and Dongfeng Race Team placed second, 15 minutes behind, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018:
 VOR 20180405
Notes: Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted and motored to the Falkland Islands. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag diverted to Chile following the loss of John Fisher, the Volvo Ocean Race SHK Scallywag sailor who was reported overboard on Monday, March 26, 2018, and is presumed "lost at sea" (video). More info: JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, Auckland to Itajai, March 18 Start, LIVE Feed and VolvoOceanRace.com.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 Leg 8, the teams: Vestas 11th Hour Racing, Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, MAPFRE, Dongfeng Race Team, AkzoNobel, Team Brunel, Turn the Tide on Plastic:
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 teams (source: VolvoOceanRace.com)
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