Mark Chisnell reports on the week four action in Leg One of the Volvo Ocean Race, as the teams dodged around the St Helena High and dived south for their first taste of the Southern Ocean. It turned out to be a fickle beast this time around, and they got just a brief high speed ride before they found themselves back dodging the high pressure. Twice. And the high is still lurking in the final approach to Cape Town.
We are into the final approach and there isn’t much race left for a prize-winning move by any of the navigators. Read on.