Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE steals first place, Enright and Vestas take third

Photos by Richard W Dionne Jr Story by Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race
Posted 5/8/18

The Spanish team MAPFRE moved from fifth place to first and stole a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into a foggy Newport on Tuesday morning.

Bristol resident and Vestas …

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