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Volvo Ocean Race; Auckland Stopover all but a Hazy and Fond Memory

'Chris Nicholson steers Camper with Team Emirates to windward on the start of Leg 5, while Dean Barker watches on in preparation for his jump from the boat - Volvo Ocean Race 2012'    Crosbie Lorimer    Click Here to view large photo

As the Volvo Ocean Race fleet finally reach their natural environment in the Southern Ocean, the hammering that the crews have taken in the three days since the Leg 5 start last Sunday must have rendered their recollections of that short but popular stopover in Auckland a distant and hazy memory.

Crosbie Lorimer was in Auckland for the stopover and like many in the media enjoyed the frenzied activity of those few days and the New Zealanders' impressive welcome and farewell to the fleet. Here are some of Crosbie's recollections in images.

Groupama’s skipper Frank Cammas takes revenge on the Camper team after Camper’s In-Port Race win - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

The Puma crew lines up to meet the officials as the Camper team say their farewells to family and friends just prior to the leg 5 departure - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Relaxing on the Village Green - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Mike Sanderson sees the funny side as Sanya drifts into the windward mark during the Pro Am Race - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Wind spotting on the Pro Am Race Day - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi’s bowman signals the hoist as they reach the first mark in the Leg 5 start - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Puma’s bowman Casey Smith celebrates St Patrick’s Day - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

The Race Village at night - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

The Water Bubbles were popular with the kids - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Amory Ross, Puma’s MCM demonstrates his ergonomically designed work station! - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Puma’s boots - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Puma Powered by Berg chases Camper to the leeward mark before the fleet heads to sea at the start of Leg 5 - Volvo Ocean Race 2012 -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo


by Crosbie Lorimer

  

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