Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, Day 13: MAPFRE chasing fleet towards Falkland Islands: The overall race leader, MAPFRE, resumed racing on Friday morning (UTC) following a Cape Horn pit-stop to make repairs to a torn mainsail, as well as a damaged mast track and boom. The move, which cost MAPFRE nearly 13-hours when they suspended racing, leaves the Spanish team 260-miles …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
MAPFRE Chasing Volvo Ocean Race Fleet Towards Falkland Islands After Sail Repair Pitstop: The move — which cost MAPFRE nearly 13 hours when they suspended racing — left the Spanish team 260 miles behind the fleet, with leaders Team Brunel just over 1,600 miles from the finish line in Itajaí, Brazil. While MAPFRE had prepared for the possibility of a stop to repair the mast track by having …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
The Volvo Ocean Race returns to Cape Town in 2017 and will be in the City from 24 November to 10 December. The first of Leg 2 yachts are expected to arrive on 27 November with the start of Leg 3 to Melbourne on 10 December 2017:
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