VIDEO: Leg 5 Review, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
Published on April 8th, 2015
The fifth leg of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil started on March 18 with Abu Dhabi winning on April 5. Here’s a video recap of the 6,776 nm leg published on Apr 8, 2015.
Background: The 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11 with the final finish on June 27 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Racing the new one design Volvo Ocean 65, seven teams will be scoring points in 9 offshore legs to determine the overall Volvo Ocean Race winner. Additionally, the teams will compete in 10 In-Port races at each stopover for a separate competition – the Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Series.