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    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 22,2015. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Gothenburg. Team Alvimedica,winners of Leg 9.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 21,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 4. Will Oxley catches up on some much needed sleep from the comfort of the navigation station bench. Free of the Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS) Alvimedica turns northeast towards the Denmark peninsula in first while the rest of the fleet eventually does the same.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 21,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 4. The on-deck trio of Alberto Bolzan (L),Dave Swete (M),and Seb Marsset (R) share a laugh during the early watch. Free of the Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS) Alvimedica turns northeast towards the Denmark peninsula in first while the rest of the fleet eventually does the same.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 21,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 4. Dave Swete driving at sunrise,at about 3AM,in wet and rainy conditions. Free of the Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS) Alvimedica turns northeast towards the Denmark peninsula in first while the rest of the fleet eventually does the same.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Mark Towill grinding through a gybe along the TSS zones. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Ryan Houston driving in overcast,wet conditions off of The Netherlands. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Dave Swete adjust the AIS screen to look for other competitors,none of which were found within the 10-mile range; good news! As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Will Oxley and Charlie Enright digest the TSS obstacles from the nav station computer. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Dave Swete helming in light upwind sailing just offshore of the Netherlands (Seb Marsset trimming on the right). As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. A massive spectator fleet sees Alvimedica off towards Sweden. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. A massive spectator fleet sees Alvimedica off towards Sweden. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 20,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Alberto Bolzan cants the keel as Alvimedica accelerates through the starting line at the end of the channel,the shore full of spectators. As the first to arrive in The Hague,Alvimedica starts first as the fleet departs for the final sprint to Gothenburg,Sweden,and the finish of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Dave Swete.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Nick Dana moving the stack before a tack off the French coastline of the English Channel.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Charlie Enright on the helm.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Charlie Enright driving Alvimedica through the English Channel with France in the background.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Dave Swete moving the stack before a tack off the French coast.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Charlie Enright on the wheel through a tack while Dave Swete (L) and Will Oxley (R) go about their grinding duties.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Ryan Houston at the helm.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 18,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. A windy night of sailing and a decision to stay south of the TSS traffic separation scheme sees another day of sailing along the French coast on the north towards The Hague. Charlie Enright stacking before a tack,dragging the sail from one side to the other before turning the boat.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Will Oxley hard at work in the nav station analyzing the English Channel's TSS zone.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Charlie Enright shares grinding duties with Ryan Houston after a windy gybe.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Alberto Bolzan looks over his shoulder at the competition lining up in the rearview mirror.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Alberto Bolzan (R) and Nick Dana (L) eat a serving of Chicken Noodle during a brief break in the action.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Will Oxley looks at the on-deck nav screen while navigating the busy French coastline.
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    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Day 2. Alvimedica had a better passage along Ar Men
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Will Oxley stresses at the nav station after a long and tiresome night of monitoring a complex French coastline.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Treacherous light-wind sailing through strong currents and shallow waters near the AR-MEN lighthouse off LaPlate for Ryan Houston (L),Nick Dana (M),and Charlie Enright (R).
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Brunel sails west of the AR-MEN lighthouse,with strong currents over the shoally water visible in the surface turbulence.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Ryan Houston smiles after having just pinched off Vestas at sunrise.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. Free from the Bay of Biscay the fleet rounds Brest on the way to the English Channel,all within close proximity. Ryan Houston driving with Vestas 100 meters to windward at sunrise.
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    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Gothenburg onboard Team Vestas Wind. Day 1. The first evening at sea as we sail up the coastline of Brittany
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    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. The instruments begin to glow as Mark Towill drives at sundown,still holding off the crew on Vestas further north towards Belle Ile.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. Dave Swete and Nick Dana loading the J1 jib on the headstay as the fleet rounds Belle Ile and turns upwind to the north.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. Will Oxley keeps a close eye on the horizon ahead anticipating a night full of tactical decisions and complex navigational hazards such as shorelines and strong currents.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. The fleet at sunset.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. Will Oxley navigates around the rocky edges of Belle Ile.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 17,2015. Leg 9 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 0. A quick start out of Lorient and a \\"tour de France\\" through the Bay of Quiberon,the fleet then begins the 600 mile trek up the coast,around Brest,and into the English Channel. Alberto Bolzan (R) and Charlie Enright (L) work together on sail trim and driving to stay in front of Vestas.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Seb Marsset trimming the code zero during the final night of sailing. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscal sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Mark Towill driving with a full set of foul weather gear,while a gull circles overhead. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscal sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. The Bay of Biscay lays down a bit in the lee of the shore,but remains windy,gray,and cold. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscal sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Seb Marsset studies his home waters of Brittany from the nav station on the approach to Lorient. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscay sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. An ominous line of clouds passes overhead while transiting the rough Bay of Biscay. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscal sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Seb Marsset adjusts the trim of the sails to the rapidly changing conditions associated with the approaching cloud line from the north. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscay sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 10,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 3. Nick Dana stacking the sails as dolphin jump in the background. A difficult crossing of the Bay of Biscay sees 25-35 knots of wind in a big seaway,but the bulk of the fleet remains in sight after a short split overnight.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Rough upwind conditions to end the day. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Nick Dana at the mast before adding a third reef to the mainsail. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Mark Towill and Nick Dana on watch after climbing over a big wave. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. The notoriously nasty Bay of Biscay. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Mark Towill turns his head away from an incoming wave while putting in the third reef on the mainsail. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Charlie Enright driving upwind in difficult conditions. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.
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    • Credit: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / V
    • June 9,2015. Leg 8 to Lorient onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. Rough upwind conditions greet the fleet upon entering the Bay of Biscay. After rounding the Spanish Cape of Finisterre the fleet sails head first into steady 30-35 knots of upwind sailing,a punishing introduction to the Bay of Biscay.