Third Leg of Volvo Ocean Race won by Spanish team

performance sailing photoThe third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, between Cochin in India and Singapore, has been won by Telefonica Blue of Spain. The favorites to win, Ericsson 4 of Sweden, came into Singapore in fourth position closing the ranks on the points table. The 1,950 nautical miles of the leg sawthe US Puma Ocean Racing team come in second and Sweden’s Ericsson 3 team come in thrid only 4minutes and 40 seconds ahead of their compatriots.  Whilst in Singapore the teams will undertake one of the 5 in-port races scheduled into the race before heading off to Qingdao, China on January 18th.

Some information courtesy of the New York Times online.

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