Saturday, March 31, 2018   
More incidents after the passage of Cape Horn ! At 15:59 UTC yesterday. 'Vestas' (Charlie Enright USA) sailing on the 2nd position suffered a dismasting approximately 100nm southeast of the Falkland Islands in a 25-30kn northerly wind with three-meter waves.. The entire crew is safe and uninjured. The crew is now motoring to the Falkland Islands where the team, in conjunction with the shore crew and the Volvo Ocean Race, will evaluate the necessary next steps to get the boat and crew to Itajaí BRA as soon as possible.
'Turn the tide on Plastic' (Dee Caffari GBR) reported mast issues as well, sailing with a reduced sail plan at the moment. The news.
As we reported yesterday, 'Mapfre' is back in the race as 5th and last after a 13-hour repair stop 190nm behind the leading 'Dongfeng' (Charles Caudrelier FRA). 'Brunel' follows 3nm behind on 2nd.
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VOR65 - Ocean Race 2017/18 - Alicante ESP

Saturday, 14. October 2017– Thursday, 31. May 2018

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