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Volvo Race - Who dares sail closest to the high pressure

A fast drag race south and “who dares sail closest to the high pressure”. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag -

The tactical positioning of each boat in comparison to the rest of the fleet will be important over the next 48 Hours.

Cut the corner but risk losing the breeze. Vestas 11th Hour are furthest east, MAPFRE furthest south, Turn the Tide on Plastic furthest west.

Slowly the fleet is turning towards the East and has now passed 50 degrees south.

More wind in the west, shorter distance by being east.

Sail slower but less distance, faster but further or just stay in the middle of the fleet and push the boat and with Leg 7 counting for double points, the action is guaranteed to be closer than ever.

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 - Wednesday 21 March @ 08:00 UTC

1. Vestas 11th Hour Racing -- distance to finish -- 5,636 nautical miles
2. team AkzoNobel + 2.8 nm
3 MAPFRE + 6.8 nm
4. Team Brunel + 7.8 nm 9.9 nm
6. Turn the Tide on Plastic + 16.9 nm
7. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag + 17.1 nm

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