Weekly Race Summary 26 CLEAN - Leg 8 Wk 2

ID

508709

SHOOT DATE

02 May 2018

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
One week into Leg 8 the whole fleet has crossed the Equator for the last time in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Doldrums crossing has been pretty mild, and the fleet now is fully in the Northern Hemisphere towards Newport.

This week we cover:

- MAPFRE electric system failure;
- Very close racing at the head of the fleet with the front pack fighting within just a few miles;
- Nina Curtis of Team Brunel crossing the equator for the first time and meeting King Neptune.
SHOTLIST
Duration 05:22 - Script attached
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