VIDEO: Life at the Extreme, Episode 38
Published on June 30th, 2015
The 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race’s flagship half-hour weekly show, Life at the Extreme, will round up all the action for 39 weeks from start to finish.
Episode 38 – Gambit – published on June 30, 2015
Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race takes the fleet via a pit stop in The Netherlands. Leaving Lorient in France, the seven crews have to negotiate a tidal race – overfalls from the vast amount of water swooshing in and out of the English Channel – all against them at the time. Then they split to work their way around the Dover shipping channel, or Traffic Separation Scheme, which they cannot enter. Dongfeng Race Team, Team Brunel and MAPFRE take the northern gambit…