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Quotes from Volvo Race sailors on Leg Four

Jan 1, 2003

QUOTES FROM THE VOLVO BOATS

· "In one of the tacks, when moving all the gear, I injured myself on a knife accidentally sticking out of a bag with tools. It looked a bit messy for a while, but after treatment by Doctor Kessel I was fine again. The cut on my wrist was actually glued together with superglue! Great stuff that superglue and Doctor Kessel!" -- Gurra Krantz, Team SEB.

· "It feels a bit strange right now. Here we are sailing side by side in flat water, only 7 knots of wind. It's so quiet I can hear the guys breathing in their bunks. In a week we will hardly hear our voices for all the noise on deck from waves breaking over the deck, winches grinding and crew screaming." -- Knut Frostad, djuice dragons.

· "One thing I've noticed after having the last leg off is that the standard in the fleet has improved noticeably since legs one and two." -- Nick White, Team News Corp.

These quotes are used with permission from the Volvo site: www.volvooceanrace.org.


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