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VOR18225.jpg

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Credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.
Edition: 2008-2009
Caption: For EDITORIAL USE only,please credit: Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race.....Telefonica Blue run aground the start of leg 9 from Marstrand to Stockholm....They hit rocks while racing at approximately 14 knots of boatspeed. After 2 hours of attempts by pilot boats and the coastguard,the boat was finally freed and has made its way back to Marstrand for a full inspection....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 <A HREF=\\"mailto:lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org\\">lizzie.ward@volvooceanrace.org</A>. For all photographic enquiries,please contact Tim Stonton on +44 (0)1489 554 867 or email <A HREF=\\"mailto:tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org\\">tim.stonton@volvooceanrace.org</A>. For further images,please go to <A HREF=\\"http://images.volvooceanrace.org\\">http://images.volvooceanrace.org</A>
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Original Filename: VOR18225.jpg
Date Created: Mon Jun 15 00:00:00 BST 2009
Size: 5.40 MB; 4288 x 2848 pixels; 363 x 241 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1135 x 754 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Notes: For EDITORIAL USE only. Please credit correctly. For commercial enquiries please email images@volvooceanrace.com
Categories: Best of 2008-09