ALL 7 ‘VOLVO OCEAN RACE’ YACHTS IN PRACTICE SESSION OFF PENARTH

All seven yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race were on the water off Penarth together today

All seven yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race were on the water off Penarth today taking part in practice races before Friday’s close quarters “In Port” race .

The afternoon’s events began with market buoys being taken out to mark out the course of today’s practice off the North Cardiff buoy.

Race markers being towed out for this afternoon’s practice race for the Sky Ocean Rescue event on Friday

Brunel – the first yacht to cross the line off Lavernock to win the Newport Rhode Island to Cardiff leg prepares to hoist her sails for today’s practice race

Brunel has to put in a  short port tack after mistiming her arrival  at the start line . Turn the Tide on Plastic (second boat from left) is ready to pounce

Turn the Tide on Plastic turns the tables and takes the lead. Brunel is left trailing in 3rd place

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4 Responses to ALL 7 ‘VOLVO OCEAN RACE’ YACHTS IN PRACTICE SESSION OFF PENARTH

  1. AK says:

    A perfect couple of days for practice racing!

    Can’t wait for Friday’s race.

  2. 92 and a social butterfly says:

    missed it, anyone know what time to go out to see them?

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