OBR Amory Ross
description

Shot looking forward from over Phil's shoulder as he drives. TJ, shirtless in the cockpit, points out the land to port, the Solomons (Ghupuna, off the east coast of Makira/San Cristobal). "And we've got Dee just above us, she's burned up all her gauge, working down. Akzo's just ahead of us, a couple of miles away, MAPFRE a couple of miles ahead of them, Dongfeng a couple of miles ahead of them." Talks about how close the boats are. Weird on-screen title appears, white letters on blue: "Analyzing in background (step 1 of 2)". Assume that's an editing glitch by Amory. We see the chart plotter screen below, which zooms in to show them rounding San Cristobal. Mark, at nav station, recounts the leg. Got off to a good start, fell back by playing the inside, but now they're back in touch with a couple of thousand miles to go. "Plenty of opportunity." Drone shots of Vestas sailing on starboard. Stacey, trimming, talks about being in touch with the others. "It feels like a long time, when you're right there and you can't pass them." On the foredeck, someone unzips a new sail. Camera zooms in to show AkzoNobel and MAPFRE ahead of them. Drone shot with San Cristobal in the background.

duration 00:03:03
leg Leg 4
link http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/raw/5145.html
other boat MAPFRE and Team AkzoNobel
people Mark Towill, Stacey Jackson and Tom Johnson
published Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:25:46 UTC
seconds 183
tags Analyzing In Background, Chart Plotter, Discussing the competition, Drone, Ghupuna, Glitch, Land, Makira, On-screen Title, Opportunity, Other Boat, San Cristobal and Solomons
team Vestas 11th Hour Racing
video url https://volvooceanrace-2017-18.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/cropped/m110782_13-04-180108-veh-amr-00001_HD.mp4