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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 10, from Cardiff to Gothenburg, day 2 on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag. Spray. 11 June, 2018.
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Rac
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 06 on board Dongfeng. 25 May, 2018. Stu Bannatyne after his four hours watch.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 05 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Bianca Cook. 24 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 5 on board Team AkzoNobel. Brad Farrand during a sail change. Wind is over 30 knots and the boat is moving along in the high twenties. 24 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 04 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Lucas Chapman. 23 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: James Blake/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 3 on board Vestas 11th Hour. 22 May, 2018. Phil Harmer doing some organising
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    • Credit: James Blake/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 9, from Newport to Cardiff, day 2 on board Vestas 11th Hour. 21 May, 2018. Jena Hansen
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 15 on board MAPFRE Guillermo Altadill holding the main sheet. 06 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Sam Greenfield/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 15 on board Brunel. Bouwe Bekking at the helm. 06 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Rac
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 12 on board Dongfeng. 03 May, 2018. Stu Bannatyne helming while Marie Riou is trimming the main.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 11 on board Vestas 11th Hour. Nick Dana grinding. 02 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 11 on board Vestas 11th Hour. Out of focus but loving the water particles. 02 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 10 on board MAPFRE, Tamara Echegoyen, Xabi Fernandez and Guillermo Altadill. 01 May, 2018.
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    • Credit: Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, Day 6 on board AkzoNobel. 28 April, 2018.
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Rac
    • Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 11 on board Vestas 11th Hour. 27 March, 2018. Spray position, get low.
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 03 on board Brunel. Nice but wet, especially when you are on the foredeck with Carlo Huisman. 20 March, 2018.
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Rac
    • Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 03 on board Vestas 11th Hour. Morning water over deck, 20 knots. 20 March, 2018.
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    • Credit: Rich Edwards/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 17 on board AkzoNobel,Brad Farrand in spray mist, 23 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board Brunel. Peter Burling is wearing ski glasses to project his eyes from the excessive amount of spray. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board Brunel. Louis Balcaen trying to look at the front sail despite the spray. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board MAPFRE, Louis Sinclair at the aft pedestal. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board MAPFRE, the crew moving sails while reaching at 23 kts boatspeed (Sophie Ciszek, Louis Sinclair and Xabi Fernandez). 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board MAPFRE, Blair Tuke moving a sail while reaching at 23 kts boatspeed. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board MAPFRE, Pablo Arrarte stearing, Xabi Fernandez with the main sheet and Blair Tuke at the aft pedestal. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 09 on board MAPFRE, Blair Tuke at the aft pedestal. 15 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board Dongfeng. Lots of water on deck at this angle. 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board Dongfeng. Black is everywhere, trimming, grinding... 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Ugo Fonolla/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board MAPFRE, Guillermo Altadill (with Pablo's jacket), Rob Greenhalgh at the helm and Louis Sinclair. 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board Brunel. Carlo Huisman should have put his foul weather gear on. 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board Brunel. Spray everywhere on deck. Very annoying for the photographer. 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 08 on board Dongfeng. Charles Caudfrelier in action in tough conditions. 14 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 6 to Auckland, day 05 on board Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag. 20-25 knots in 3-4 meters waves. John Fisher, blinded by the spray. 11 February, 2018.
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    • Credit: Rich Edwards/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg 2, Day 15, Lisbon to Cape Town, Maciel Cicchetti at the wheel! Photo by Rich Edwards/Volvo Ocean Race. 19 November, 2017
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue, day 03. Passing Gibraltar on-board Dongfeng. Dongfeng in strong winds, passing Tarifa from the Atlantic to the Mediteranean sea. Photo by Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue, day 03. Passing Gibraltar on-board Dongfeng. Dongfeng in strong winds, passing Tarifa from the Atlantic to the Mediteranean sea. Photo by Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue on-board Vestas 11th Hour. Upwind heading to gibraltar. Photo by Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue on-board Vestas 11th Hour. Upwind heading to gibraltar. Photo by Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue on-board Vestas 11th Hour. Upwind heading to gibraltar. Photo by Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue on-board Vestas 11th Hour. Upwind heading to gibraltar. Photo by Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Prologue on-board Vestas 11th Hour. Upwind heading to gibraltar. Photo by Martin Keruzore/Volvo Ocean Race. 10 October, 2017
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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg Zero, Lisbon: Training on board AkzoNobel. Spray on the deck. Photo by Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race. 05 September, 2017
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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg Zero, Lisbon: Training on board AkzoNobel, . Photo by Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race. 31August, 2017
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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg Zero, Lisbon: Training on board AkzoNobel, . Photo by Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race. 31August, 2017
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    • Credit: Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Leg Zero,Cowes Week,Training in Solentr,on board Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag . Photo by Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race. 04 August,2017
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    • Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Kelvin Harrap anticipating a bit of water. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12,from Itajai,Brazil,to Miami,USA. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)
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    • Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Groupama Sailing Team during leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12,from Cape Town,South Africa to Abu Dhabi,UAE. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)
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    • Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race
    • CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand,skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia finishes second on leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 from Alicante,Spain to Cape Town,South Africa,at 10:48:04 UTC. (Photo Credit must read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)
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    • Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race
    • Skipper Chris Nicholson checks over the foredeck onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12,from Alicante,Spain to Cape Town,South Africa. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)
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    • Credit: Ainhoa Sanchez
    • Abu Dhabi Ocean racing training in Cascais,prior to the start of the Volvo Ocean race 2011-12.
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 3,skippered by Magnus Olsson (SWE) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race..Telefonica Black, skippered by Fernando Echavarri (ESP) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Telefonica Black,skippered by Fernando Echavarri (ESP) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....PUMA Ocean Racing,skippered by Ken Read (USA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race....Ericsson 4,skippered by Torben Grael (BRA) at the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only, please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race..The fleet surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ..The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain, on 4 October 2008, it will, for the first time, take in Cochin, India, Singapore and Qingdao, China before finishing in St Petersburg, Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, visiting 11 ports over nine months, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews...For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries, please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images, please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org
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    • Credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race
    • For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race....Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland,shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand. ....The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 will be the 10th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain,on 4 October 2008,it will,for the first time,take in Cochin,India,Singapore and Qingdao,China before finishing in St Petersburg,Russia for the first time in the history of the race. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles,visiting 11 ports over nine months,the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews.....For all media enquiries please contact Lizzie Ward on +44 (0)1489 554 832 or email lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org. For further images,please go to http://images.volvooceanrace.org