VIDEO: Leg 8 Review, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
Published on June 13th, 2015
The eighth leg of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race from Lisbon, Portugal to Lorient, France began June 7 with SCA winning on June 11. Here’s a video recap of the 647 nm leg published on June 13, 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.