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Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama cross Miami finish line in third

'Onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA.'    Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team © /Volvo Ocean Race

In Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Franck Cammas and his men sailed across the finish line in Miami, Fl USA, in third place following an intense race against the Spanish on Telefonica. By securing 20 points from their third place in Florida, the French crew has managed to retain second place in the overall standing.

Groupama 4 crossed the finish line in Miami at 00:29:04 UTC after 17 days 07 hours 21 minutes and 04 seconds at sea, racing along the shores of Brazil and through the Antilles.

Finishers in Miami:

1. Puma - Finished wednesday 09 may at 18h14m (UTC) - 17d 01h 13mn 59s
2. Camper - Finished wednesday 09 may at 19h21m25s (UTC) - 17d 02h 21mn 24s
3. Groupama 4 - Finished thursday 10 may at 00h29m04s (UTC) - 17j 07h 29mn 04 s
2 boats still racing

Groupama website
Volvo Ocean Race website


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