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).
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):
Leg 7 recap: Team Brunel won Leg 7 and Dongfeng Race Team placed second, 15 minutes behind, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018:
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 teams (source: VolvoOceanRace.com)|
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