Volvo Slips Out of Rio

On Telefonica Blue, Pepe Ribes repairing a small hole in the sail.

On Telefonica Blue, Pepe Ribes repairing a small hole in the sail.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

PUMA crosses Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 6.

PUMA crosses Telefonica Blue at the start of Leg 6.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

Telefonica Blue leaves Brazil in its wake at the start of Leg 6.

Telefonica Blue leaves Brazil in its wake at the start of Leg 6.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

Green Dragon skipper Ian Walker driving with PUMA Ocean Racing off his hip at the start of Leg 6.

Green Dragon skipper Ian Walker driving with PUMA Ocean Racing off his hip at the start of Leg 6.Guo Chuan/green Dragon Racing/volvo Ocean Race

The Telefonica Blue crew executes a sail change at the beginning of Leg 6.

The Telefonica Blue crew executes a sail change at the beginning of Leg 6.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race

Puma's Andrew "Meat" Taylor grinds it out at the start of Leg 6.

Puma's Andrew "Meat" Taylor grinds it out at the start of Leg 6.Rick Deppe, Puma

Green Dragon's Ian Moore navigates at the start of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Rio de Janeiro to Boston.

Green Dragon's Ian Moore navigates at the start of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Rio de Janeiro to Boston.Guo Chuan/green Dragon Racing/volvo Ocean Race

Ericsson 3 chases Green Dragon at the start of Leg 6.

Ericsson 3 chases Green Dragon at the start of Leg 6.Gustav Morin/ericsson 3/volvo Ocean Race

Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race off from Rio de Janeiro to Boston.

Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race off from Rio de Janeiro to Boston.Dave Kneale/volvo Ocean Race

Telefonica Blue crewmembers Daryl Wislang and Tom Addis keep an eye on their rivals at the start of Leg 6.

Telefonica Blue crewmembers Daryl Wislang and Tom Addis keep an eye on their rivals at the start of Leg 6.Gabriele Olivo/telefonica Blue/volvo Ocean Race