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Volvo fleet restart final stage of Leg Zero

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet restarted the fourth and final stage of Leg Zero at 06:15 UTC on Monday – with the boats spread just over five minutes apart from front to back.

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The fleet will now race to Lisbon, Portugal, where they are currently expected to arrive on Wednesday.

The final stage of the pre-race qualifying series was split into two parts due to extended light winds which could have substantially delayed the fleet.

It began with a departure from Saint-Malo on Sunday and a coastal sprint across northern France, before this morning's restart.

See report here

Leaders MAPFRE were the first to recommence racing at 06:15:00, followed by:

Vestas 11th Hour Racing at 06:15:45, Dongfeng Race Team at 06:18:50, Turn the Tide on Plastic at 06:19:07, team AkzoNobel at 06:19:41, and both Team Brunel and SHK Scallywag at 06:20:07.

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14 August 2017 7:29 GMT


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