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post #6 of Old 04-07-2012
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Re: VOR down to two boats

Either way you look at it these are still fast boats. Reading the following article about racing near the ice exclusion zone in the Southern Ocean teams had to throttle back from 30 knots to a snails pace 20. Amazing given the conditions they faced.

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Leading pack in survival mode as winds top 60 knots
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