VIDEO: Leg 7 Review, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
Published on May 30th, 2015
The seventh leg of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race from Newport, USA to Lisbon, Portugal began May 17 with Brunel winning on May 27. Here’s a video recap of the 2,800 nm leg published on May 30, 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.