Volvo Ocean Race- Blasting and wipe-outs in the Atlantic Storm - Video
by Volvo Ocean Race on 18 Jun 2012
A North Atlantic storm during Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 wreaked havoc on the fleet but provided powerful winds that saw race speed records fall and boats averaging over 30 knots on multiple stretches.
Jean-Luc Nelias and Martin Stromberg trimming in high winds and tough seas, onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lisbon, Portugal to Lorient, France. Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team © /Volvo Ocean Race http://www.cammas-groupama.com/
Relive some of the wave-crashing, high-speed sailing action from Lisbon to Lorient won by Groupama sailing team.
Features all the major high-speed action including Telefonica's rudder breaking wipe-outs