After a thrilling final Team Brunel has won the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Dutch boat sailed over the finish line in Abu Dhabi 16 minutes ahead of the second placed Dongfeng Race Team. It took skipper Bouwe Bekking and his men 23 days to cover 6,125 nautical miles from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi. Team Brunel now stands in 1st place in the overall ranking.
From the start in Alicante last October to the final destination in Gothenburg in June 2015, seven teams are competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, the greatest race around the world. They will be battling for victory under the most extreme conditions. The Volvo Ocean Race is an unprecedented adventure of ocean racing, a contest against time and the fury of Mother Nature.