Ericsson 4 wins Volvo Ocean Race leg 7

The crew of Ericsson 4 continued their successful conquest of the Volvo Ocean Race Sunday when they became the first to cross the finish line of leg 7 in Galway, Ireland.

A huge and very excited Saturday night crowd was on the dockside, principally waiting to celebrate the arrival of Green Dragon, their hometown boat, but Ericsson 4 benefitted from a raucous welcome as they drew alongside. ISAF Special Event logo After fighting his way ashore, Brazilian skipper Torben GRAEL said:

“It’s nice to get first place. It’s another big step towards our goal, so we’re pretty happy about it.•bCrLf

By Ocean Navigator