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Volvo In-Port Race Newport in 130 seconds

Volvo Ocean Race Gurney's Resorts In-Port Race Newport in 130 seconds . . .

Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel sailed a perfect race on Saturday afternoon, winning the start, edging into a lead and extending away for a convincing victory in the Gurney’s Resorts In Port Race Newport.

Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled to start at 14:00 local time (18:00 UTC) on Sunday afternoon.

A quick start is predicted with winds near 20 knots in the forecast. Leg 9 is a 3,300 nautical mile transatlantic race to Cardiff, Wales, and the final double-point scoring leg in the race.

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