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Volvo Ocean Race - Turn The Tide extend lead

 
Turn The Tide on Plastic of Dee Caffari extend their lead over the chasing pack in unstable conditions seeing from 10 - 28kts.

As Turn The Tide forges a 12 nm lead and move accross from their easterly position, it is Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (David Witt) who hold the most westerly position.

Scallywag have set themselves up around 120 miles off the Brazilian coastline as the Volvo fleet approach Salvador de Bahia.

Leg 8 Positions as at 21:20 UTC on Friday 27 April:

1. Turn The Tide on Plastic (Dee Caffari) -- distance to finish -- 3,910 nautical miles
2. Vestas 11th Hour Racing (Charlie Enright) +11.5 nm
3. Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier) +21 nm
4. Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking) +31 nm
5. Team AkzoNobel (Simeon Tienpont) +33 nm
6. MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández) +54 nm
7. Sun Hung Kai Scallywag (David Witt) +67 nm

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