Friday, August 11, 2017   (Image © Marc Bow)
 VOR65  Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18  Leg 0, Stage 2  Day 1
The 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race threefold warm-up phase before the start in October was initiated with seven Volvo 65 yachts at the Fastnet Race - we reported on the victory of 'Dongfeng' CHN with Charles Caudrelier FRA. Yesterday, the start to the second part was given in Plymouth GBR, a short sprint across he English Channel to St-Malo FRA about to finish this morning shortly after press deadline (7h CET). 36 nm before the arrival, 'Mapfre' with Javi Fernandez ESP had a 10 miles' lead on 'Team Brunel' with Bouwe Bekking NED and the new-hire Peter Burling NZL.
The race tracker and the news.
In a third part, the Teams will race from St-Malo to Lisboa POR.

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