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VOR65 – Ocean Race 2017/18 – Gothenborg SWE – Leg 11 – Start today


Today at 14h CET (12h UMT) the 7 teams of the Volvo Ocean Race will attack the final leg of the race to Den Haag NED. The tension is on since 3 teams still are on the hunt of the overall victory: Mapfre (Javi Fernandez ESP) and Brunel (Bouwe Bekking NED) are on top of the ranking while Dongfeng (Charles Caudrelier FRA) is just one point back – the ranking and the official preview.Another intresting fight within the race will go on between team mates Peter Burling NZL and Blair Tuke NZL: They grabbed the 49er gold medal at the Rio Olympics and won the Americas Cup together with Team New Zealand. Now sailing on different boats – Burling NZL on Brunel, Tuke NZL on Mapfre – they are fighting for the third big title within just two years ! The report.As always the race can be followed by the race tracker.