Although the shortest leg yet, Leg 8 was arguably the most intense. Groupama made their homecoming to Lorient, France, a comeback victory. CAMPER set a record 24-hour run of 565 miles and placed second. PUMA took third, while Telefonica dropped back in the standings due to rudder damage.
Photos by: Ian Roman, Paul Todd, VOR media crewmembers Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica, Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team, Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ, Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.