Enjoy some photographs taken on Sunday the 1st of July, 2012 from the VIP steam boat Côte-d’Azur.
After a two-week break in Lorient, the fleet is on the way to Galway for Leg 9.
Despite of a tough start Camper managed to win Leg 9. Groupama sailing team arrived second in Galway which means… no matter how they will sail the last In-port Race in Ireland… they won the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012! Congratulations to the French Franck Cammas and his teammates!
Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Lorient (France) to Galway (Ireland)
More photographs of the Volvo Ocean Race: the end of Leg 8 and arrival in Lorient and the French Acrobatic Patrol over the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly.
On Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Lisbon (Portugal) to Lorient (France) Groupama Sailing Team arrived first and earlier than expected!
The dedicated Race Village of Lorient is not ready yet but will open tomorrow.
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s longest and toughest ocean race!
The 2011-2012 edition started at Alicante (Spain) the 5th of November 2011.