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Volvo Ocean Race - Scallywag leads into Hong Kong

 
Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag have just under 3 nm to go to the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race this afternoon.Scallywag approachs the Finish in Hong Kong -

Scallywag’s advantage is expected to shrink temporarily as they hit light winds directly off the Hong Kong coast, while chasers Vestas 11th Hour Racing and third-placed Dongfeng Race Team enjoy stronger breeze.

Witt says it will be a major achievement to bring a win home.

Dave Witt’s team will become the first Hong Kong-flagged team ever to win a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race if they can hang on to their sizeable lead for a few more hours.

Their ETA in Hong Kong is between 16:30 and 17:30 UTC - just before midnight in Hong Kong.

Further back Turn the Tide is hunting down Team Brunel. Sailing faster the gap is just 8 nm.

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - Friday 19 January @ 17:30 UTC

1. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag - - - distance to finish -- 2.7 nautical miles
2. Vestas 11th Hour Racing +30 nm
3. Dongfeng Race Team +48 nm
4. team AkzoNobel +110 nm
5. MAPFRE +172 nm
6. Team Brunel - +209 nm
7. Turn the Tide on Plastic +219 nm

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