Images of Volvo Leg 6 start

By | February 9, 2018

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race

Skipper Dee Caffari and her crew did not quite get the start they intended, but after 24 hours of racing they are just 10 nautical miles off the back of the leaders, Team Brunel.

Catch up with Lucas Chapman, Bianca Cook and Skipper Dee Caffari to hear what they had to say before they began what has been described as the most difficult, complicated and dangerous leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Plastic bag caught on keel – image by Turn The Tide On Plastic 9 Feb 07:43 AEDT

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Crew up the bow taking a hammering. 07 February. – photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. – photo © Beau Outteridge

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. – photo © Pedro Martinez / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. – photo © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. – photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. – photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Liz Wardley on the bow with the other boats on the horizon – photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 to Auckland, day 1 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. Bianca Cook stacking on the way out. – photo © James Blake / Volvo Ocean Race

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