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Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet sets sail for leg seven

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By Euronews
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet sets sail for leg seven

<p>There’s no rest for the wicked in the Volvo Ocean Race.</p> <p>The six-boat fleet set sail for Lisbon for the seventh leg of the gruelling round-the-world race.</p> <p>After a stop over in Newport, Rhode Island the crews set out on the 2 800 nautical mile leg across the North Atlantic to Portugal which should take them approximately nine days.</p> <p>Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skippered by British double Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker hold a six point advantage over Chinese challengers Dongfeng – who won the last leg starting from Itajai, Brazil.</p> <p>Dutch boat Team Brunel are four points further adrift in third.</p>