Images from Volvo OR: Start of leg 1, Alicante ESP

Telefonica Black breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg

Top sailing photographer, Rick Tomlinson, presents a gallery of images from the start of the 2008/09 Volvo Ocean Race, in Alicante, Spain.


Team Delta Lloyd breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain


Green Dragon breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain


Team Russia breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


Telefonica Black breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg


Ericsson 4 breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


PUMA Ocean Racing breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg


Telefonica Blue breaks away from the start line in Alicante,


Telefonica Black breaks away from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


Ericsson 4 leads from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


The fleet of second generation Volvo Open 70's break from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


The fleet of second generation Volvo Open 70's break from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race.


Team Russia take an early lead as the fleet of second generation Volvo Open 70's break from the start line in Alicante, Spain for leg 1 of The Volvo Ocean Race. Next is a 6,500nm battle to Cape Town, South Africa.
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