Bon voy­age

Auckland City Harbour News - - SPORT -

This week­end is the public’s last chance to see the Volvo Ocean Race boats at the Auck­land Viaduct. On Satur­day, March 14, the boats will be pit­ted against each other for the in-port race on the Waitem­ata Har­bour. Rac­ing be­gins again on Sun­day, March 15 from 2pm when the fleet of six VO65s fol­low a race course in the har­bour be­fore head­ing out past North Head on their way to Ita­jai, Brazil. The sailors face one of the most danger­ous stretches of the com­pe­ti­tion with the course tak­ing them to the treach­er­ous wa­ters of the South­ern Ocean and around Cape Horn.

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