Emirates Team NZ- Stu Bannatyne on Leg 1 and approaching the Doldrums
by Sail-World on 15 Nov 2011
Camper co-skipper Stu Bannatyne updates us on Day 9 of Leg 1 as Camper eases into the champagne sailing conditions of the trade winds and heads for the warmer weather of the Equator.
Stu Bannatyne, watch captain, Chris Nicholson, Skipper, & Adam Minoprio, Trimmer sailing in the Atlantic trade winds onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa. Hamish Hooper/Camper ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race©
Currently Camper sailed by Emirates Team NZ is on the fringe of the Doldrums, but hoping to pick a better route through the windless zone, and catch up some of the margin between them and the two front runners
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