Vestas 11th Hour Racing in collision 30 miles from finish

By Bruce Burdett
Posted 1/19/18

Holding what appeared to be a fairly comfortable 16-mile lead in the fight for second place just a couple of hours from the Leg 4 finish, Vestas 11th Hour Racing was involved in a collision with some other vessel. While that was …

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