Latest from the 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race
Searching for wind, onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand
Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race photo via Action Images
From the press release: Latest from Leg 7 of the 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race (Miami to Lisbon)
The Gulf Stream conveyor belt whisks the racing fleet towards a tropical storm. After a light airs start to Leg 7 yesterday, Groupama sailing team has the lead today as northerly winds blowing against the Gulf Stream kick up a choppy sea in the opening stages of the transatlantic leg to Lisbon in Portugal.