Home >

Sailweb  RSS feed

Volvo Ocean Race - Sprint to the Finish

Leaders Team Brunel and Dongfeng are pulling away fast from team AkzoNobel, Turn The Tide and MAPFRE who are still sailing slowly in the High Pressure. Monday 07:00 UTC Positions

Onboard Brunel, Bekking’s crew are hoping that they can make it to the finish line not only in first place, but in one piece.

AkzoNobel are clear of the high and going fast in third.

Turn The Tide have slightly more wind than MAPFRE and being further north will escape the high first

The three leaders are sailing at double the speed of Turn The Tide and MAPFRE

ETA for Itajaí, Brazil, are Team Brunel / Dongfeng Tuesday 15:00 UTC . . .

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 - Monday 2 April @ 21:00 UTC

1. Team Brunel -- distance to finish -- 231 nautical miles
2. Dongfeng Race Team + 4 nm
3. team AkzoNobel + 243 nm
4. Turn the Tide on Plastic + 585 nm
5. MAPFRE + 673 nm

6. Vestas 11th Hour Racing - Dismasted 30 Mar
7. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (retired)

Follow Sailweb on Facebook - Click here

Follow Sailweb on Twitter - Click here