Sunday, 2 November 2008

VOR: Ericsson 4 to arrive Cape Town Sunday morning, 2nd November

by Daniel Ferrando

Ericsson 4 is due to arrive in Cape Town, Sunday morning, 2nd November, the first boat to finish the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-9 from Alicante to Cape Town.

The Swedish flagged boat, skippered by Brazilian Torben Grael, will have completed the 6,500-mile leg in 21 days. On Wednesday they broke a world speed record by completing 602.66 miles in 24 hours.

Ericsson Racing Team

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