Feeling Its Way out of Boston

Crowds watch the start of Leg 7 from Boston to Galway.

Crowds watch the start of Leg 7 from Boston to Galway.Dave Kneale/volvo Ocean Race

Green Dragon works it way through the fleet at the start of Leg 7.

Green Dragon works it way through the fleet at the start of Leg 7.Guo Chuan/green Dragon Racing/volvo Ocean Race

Green Dragon skipper Ian Walker steers through the fleet at the start of Leg 7.

Green Dragon skipper Ian Walker steers through the fleet at the start of Leg 7.Guo Chuan/green Dragon Racing/volvo Ocean Race

Iker Martinez steers Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.

Iker Martinez steers Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

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Just before rounding the bottom mark at the beginning of Leg 7, Iker Martinez and Jordi Calafat are giving instructions while Tom Addis is checking the competitors' positions.

Just before rounding the bottom mark at the beginning of Leg 7, Iker Martinez and Jordi Calafat are giving instructions while Tom Addis is checking the competitors' positions.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

In the cold and windy conditions at the beginning of Leg 7, Telefonica Blue's Daryl Wislang adds a new sheet to the jib.

In the cold and windy conditions at the beginning of Leg 7, Telefonica Blue's Daryl Wislang adds a new sheet to the jib.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

Ericsson 3's Richard Mason drives through the fog at the start of Leg 7.

Ericsson 3's Richard Mason drives through the fog at the start of Leg 7.Gustav Morin/ericsson 3/volvo Ocean Race

Pepe Ribes and Xabi Fernandez trim onboard Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.

Pepe Ribes and Xabi Fernandez trim onboard Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

Rough weather hits the crew of Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.

Rough weather hits the crew of Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 7.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race