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Volvo Ocean Race - Latest positions on Leg 7

 
Team Brunel is on the final approach to Cape Horn holding a 50 nm lead from Vestas 11th Hour Racing.

The teams have been battling heavy winds gusting more than 40 knots and monstrous seas as they sail downwind towards Cape Horn, where the Southern Ocean is forced through the narrow gap between South America and Antarctica.

The six boats still racing in Leg 7 are now 100 miles from Cape Horn, with an ETA to round into the South Atlantic of Thursday 14:00 UTC.

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Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 - Thursday 29 March @ 07:00 UTC

1. Team Brunel -- distance to finish -- 2,054 nautical miles
2. Vestas 11th Hour Racing + 51 nm
3. Dongfeng Race Team + 68 nm
4. MAPFRE + 88 nm
5. Turn the Tide on Plastic + 96 nm
6. team AkzoNobel + 100 nm
7. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (retired)

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