Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18--Video Summary

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  1. Doug Lord
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    This is an extremely well done video-tragic at times and exciting all the time!
    Dedicated to the memory of John Fisher.(In my opinion, it should also be dedicated to the memory of the fisherman who lost his life in the collision.)

     
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  3. Doug Lord
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    2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race Details
    From Scuttlebutt 9/18/18



    Volvo Ocean Race Overall Results (after 11 of 11 legs)
    1. Dongfeng Race Team (CHN), Charles Caudrelier (FRA), 73 points
    2. MAPFRE (ESP), Xabi Fernández (ESP), 70
    3. Team Brunel (NED), Bouwe Bekking (NED), 69
    4. Team AkzoNobel (NED), Simeon Tienpont (NED), 59
    5. Vestas 11th Hour Racing (DEN/USA), Charlie Enright (USA), 39
    6. Turn the Tide on Plastic (POR), Dee Caffari (GBR), 32
    7. Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (HKG), David Witt (AUS), 32

    In-Port Race Series Overall Results (after 11 of 11 races)
    1. MAPFRE (ESP), Xabi Fernández (ESP), 64 points
    2. Dongfeng Race Team (CHN), Charles Caudrelier (FRA), 56
    3. Team Brunel (NED), Bouwe Bekking (NED), 50
    4. Team AkzoNobel (NED), Simeon Tienpont (NED), 50
    5. Vestas 11th Hour Racing (DEN/USA), Charlie Enright (USA), 35
    6. Turn the Tide on Plastic (POR), Dee Caffari (GBR), 25
    7. Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (HKG), David Witt (AUS), 25

    2017-18 Edition: Entered Teams – Skippers
    Team AkzoNobel (NED), Simeon Tienpont (NED)
    Dongfeng Race Team (CHN), Charles Caudrelier (FRA)
    MAPFRE (ESP), Xabi Fernández (ESP)
    Vestas 11th Hour Racing (DEN/USA), Charlie Enright (USA)
    Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (HKG), David Witt (AUS)
    Turn the Tide on Plastic (POR), Dee Caffari (GBR)
    Team Brunel (NED), Bouwe Bekking (NED)

    Background: Racing the one design Volvo Ocean 65, the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race begins in Alicante, Spain on October 22 2017 with the final finish in The Hague, Netherlands on June 30 2018. In total, the 11-leg race will visit 12 cities in six continents: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg, and The Hague. A maximum of eight teams will compete.

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