Weekly Race Summary 25 EN - Leg 8 Wk 1
25 Apr 2018
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.
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