2011-'12 Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3

Team Telefónica seals an overall victory in Leg 3 through the Indian Ocean and treacherous Malacca Strait from Abu Dhabi to Sanya, China. Photos by VOR media crewmembers Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica, Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team, Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ, Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Follow the race in our Finish Line forum. [Read](http://www.sailingworld.com/blogs/racing/three-burnin

Groupama Sailing Team, Brad Marsh and Thomas Coville during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Justin Slattery at the mast during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Team Telefonica crew on the rail during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, The Mar Mostro goes upwind in the South China Sea during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Amory Ross
The crew struggle to move a water-logged sail. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Team Telefonicas bowman Antonio Cuervas-Mons from ESP during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
Team Telefonica skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain at the helm and trimmer Xabi Fernandez during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
Groupama Sailing Team during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
Chris Nicholson and Roberto Bermudez de Castro help everyone shift a sail after a sail change onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)Hamish Hooper
Bowman Mike Pammenter reaches for a Power Gel shot for a boost of energy towards the end of his watch onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)Hamish Hooper
Thomas Coville changing sails onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
Martin Krite and Brad MArsh change sails onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
A small fishing boat drifting past CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)Hamish Hooper
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racings skipper Ian Walker at the Navigation Station during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Helming as night falls onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Justin Slattery trimming onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Simon Fisher throws a fish back into the sea, onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Justin Ferris onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana