Weekly Race Summary 25 CLEAN - Leg 8 Wk 1

ID

508002

SHOOT DATE

25 Apr 2018

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
Leg 8 has started, all seven boats left Itajaí and are now heading towards Newport, Rhode Island (US).
The fleet set sails after a welcome rest in Brazil, following a challenging Southern Ocean leg that has seen damages across the fleet and the tragic loss at sea of John Fisher of Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag.

This week we cover:
- The successful Itajaí stopover and leg 8 start;
- The tight competition between the two red boats at the top of the leaderboard separated by one single point;
- Vestas 11th Hour Racing and Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag arriving in Itajaí and racing against time to be ready for leg 8 start.
SHOTLIST
Duration 06:41 - Script Attached:
https://bit.ly/2qZEJtU
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