Dockout with the fans on the dock singing Happy Birthday (to Daryl?). Stu, below, talks about how it's the last double-points leg. Only around 9 days. Everyone's going to push really hard. Start with Dongfeng ducking the fleet on port. Then they tack onto starboard. Shot of them watching Brunel continue on port. Vestas on their weather hip. Vestas and Akzonobel tacking behind them on layline. Rounding the mark with lots of boats behind them. MAPFRE ahead. Dropping the J1. Pascal tailing. Daryl trimming. Approaching the leeard mark with Brunel in the lead, then MAPFRE, then Dongfeng. Lowering the J1 after another weather mark rounding. Running toward the bridge. Gybing the A3. Hoisting the J1 on MAPFRE's stern. Kevin, below, talks in French. Sailing upwind with Vestas behind them. Passing the committee boat; well wishers should "have a great trip!" Carolijn talks about taking to Pascal about the heading. Spray dousing the crew as they sail upwind. Sailing in fog. Daryl on the helm talks about it being hard to leave on his birthday. Hope they can do well and take the lead.
|other boat||MAPFRE, Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, Team AkzoNobel, Team Brunel, Turn The Tide On Plastic and Vestas 11th Hour Racing|
|people||Carolijn Brouwer, Charles Caudrelier, Daryl Wislang, Kevin Escoffier and Stu Bannatyne|
|published||Sun, 20 May 2018 23:26:07 UTC|
|tags||Committee Boat, Discussing the competition, Dockout, Fog, French, Happy Birthday, J1, Last Double-points Leg, Maneuvers, Mark Rounding, Other Boat, Port-tack Start, Song, Spray, Start, Translation Needed and Windward-leeward|
|team||Dongfeng Race Team|