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The life of a Volvo Ocean Race sailor in pictures

by Volvo Ocean Race 30 Oct 2017 21:44 GMT 30 October 2017
Nick Dana enjoys a peach while grinding onboard Vestas 11th Hour Racing © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race saw the teams race 1,850 nautical miles from Alicante to Lisbon, spending approximately six days at sea. Here are some of the best images that show just how weird life offshore can be...













Finally, who knew that the most dangerous point of a leg would be after crossing the finish line? Here's what happened to Scallywag navigator Steve Hayles after his team arrived into Lisbon...

For more on the Volvo Ocean Race, visit www.volvooceanrace.com