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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