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Volvo Ocean Race L2 - Final throw of the dice

In a final throw of the dice, Vestas joins Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag in Stealth mode and team AkzoNobel and Turn the Tide on Plastic loop down south under the leading group.

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing and Dongfeng have gone into Stealth mode.

Scallywag who went into Stealth mode at 01:00 Thursday, are now out again at the 16:30 report.

The four leaders are now heading into a southerly breeze which will get stronger, with MAPFRE sailing at 16 + knots.

Whilst the three tailenders, Scallywag, AkzoNobel and Turn the Tide, continue their transition to the southerly winds in a great loop down under the leading group.

Their track south will add over 300 nm to the distance to sail to reach Cape Town.

VOR Leg 2 – Position Report – Thursday 23 Nov – 16:30 UTC

1. MAPFRE - - distance to finish 374 nm
2. Dongfeng Race Team - - In Stealth Mode (were + 29 nm)
3. Vestas 11th Hour Racing - - In Stealth Mode (were + 29 nm)
4. Team Brunel + 99 nm
5. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag + 375 nm
6. Turn the Tide on Plastic + 395 nm
7. team AkzoNobel + 396 nm

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Gerald New - Sailweb
23 November 2017 7:43 GMT


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