Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 1
In This Photo: Ian Walker
Onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Ian Walker notices the presence of Team Vestas Wind after 19 days of sailing in Leg 1 between Alicante, Spain and Cape Town, South Africa on October 29, 2014. The route, spanning some 39,379 nautical miles, visits 11 ports in 11 countries (Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, Brazil, United States, Portugal, France, the Netherlands and Sweden) over nine months. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean race for professional racing crews.
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