• 22-JAN-2012

  • SOURCE: Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 3 Restarts in Maldives

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet re-started Leg 3 on Sunday, January 22 from the Maldives as the six boats set off for the trip to Sanya, China, that is expected to take over two weeks. After starting in Abu Dhabi on January 14 for a one-day sprint to Sharjah, the boats were transferred by commercial shop to a drop-off point. Team Sanya, which arrived late from Madagascar joined back up for the fleet for the six-boat re-start on Sunday. The boats will head East across the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal and through the Malacca Straits past Singapore before heading north, the South China Sea, and the finish line for Leg 3 in Sanya, China on the island of Hainan.

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