An epic first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 had just about everything, more than even experienced observers might have imagined. Watch events unfold in this 60 minute documentary.

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  1. it would be incredibly awesome to be able to download the entire documentary via iTunes…I wouldn't even mind having to pay for the download! It's just really inspiring to watch, thank you!

  2. @PooleChris89 You can't separate rig design from boat design. Problem in weight, they all try yo make hull and rig lower weight as possible and sometimes they forget about safety.


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