Team Alvimedica’s decision to hug the French coastline on the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race paid off with Charlie Enright’s men making a triumphant entry into The Hague for the final pit stop of the round-the-world race.
The Turkish-American crew still have 480 nautical miles of the final leg of the nine-month offshore marathon to negotiate to Gothenburg, Sweden, having sailed two days, eight hours and 34 minutes since leaving Lorient on Tuesday.
Dongfeng Race Team, skippered by France’s Charles Caudrelier, came home second with MAPFRE and Team Brunel finishing third and fourth respectively.
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