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We were all set to show you some live streaming action from the Melbourne start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, but then we turned it on and heard the phony-sounding newsvoice coming from the former Bermuda AC commentator and we had to shut it off. VOR’s selection of tired media staff rather than their usual innovative choices is perhaps emblematic of a Melbourne stopover widely reviewed as a ‘non-event’ and something of an embarrassment by local attendees.
Head to the thread for links to the live coverage and the latest info from the world’s toughest round-the-worlder, and enjoy this video breakdown above of the next leg from Turning The Tide Leg 4 guest/rockstar navigator Brian Thompson, who joins an illustrious list of crew replacements including VOR winner Franck Cammas (DFRT), former Mini standout and Sailor Chick of the Week Cecile Laguette (BRU), American 1-2 punch Sally Barkow and Rome Kirby (BRU) and Aussie icon Grant Wharrington (SCAL) for the long, historic, MELB to Hong Kong course.
Title shout because, ya know, headbanging.