Weekly Race Summary 23 EN - Leg 7 Wk 3

ID

506372

SHOOT DATE

05 Apr 2018

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
This week the racing teams finally rounded Cape Horn, marking the end of the Southern Ocean stretch of this leg, while Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag headed towards landfall in Chile, following the loss at sea of their crew member John Fisher. The first two teams crossed the line in Itajaí, Brazil, with Team Brunel winning their first leg, scoring all the points up for grab and climbing the scoreboard. Dongfeng Race Team followed suit, with a mere 15-minute delay.

In this summary we will cover:
-Cape Horn rounding with crews paying tribute to John Fisher
-Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasting
-Turn the Tide on Plastic rig issue and MAPFRE's sail repair
-Team Brunel and Dongfeng Race Team final duel and arrival in Itajaí
SHOTLIST
Duration 07:32 - Script attached
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