2011-'12 Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 7

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing clinched their first offshore leg win during Leg 7 from Miami, Fla., to Lisbon, Portugal. 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. Read more about the racing in our Finish Line forum.
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Jonathan Swain adjusting sail trim after a tack. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Amory Ross
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Adil Khalid from the UAE celebrates finishing first on leg 7, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)IAN ROMAN
Brad Jackson driving the twilight shift. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Amory Ross
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG's Tom Addis from Australia, with his son, after finishing third on leg 7, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)IAN ROMAN
Ducking the constant waves, crashing over Groupama Sailing Team during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand celebrate at the end of leg 7, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM PAUL TODD
Broken through the high-pressure and headed for Lisbon. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Antonio Cuervas-Mons onboard Team Telefonica during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
PUMA's Mar Mostro ghosting along in light winds and a glassy sea. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Amory Ross
Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain, narrowly beat CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia on leg 7, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM PAUL TODD
Dry and worn hands trimming onboard Team Telefonica during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
Pepe Ribes having a nap onboard Team Telefonica during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race)Diego Fructuoso
Wade Morgan preparing for a reef, onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Nick Dana
Groupama Sailing Team in the warm front, during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race)Yann Riou
Stuart Bannatyne driving with a wall of white water over the deck, onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)Hamish Hooper
The familiar silhouette of Stuart Bannatyne driving at sunset, onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race)Hamish Hooper
Kelvin Harrap enjoying some light-air downtime on the bow. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Miami, USA to Lisbon, Portugal. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)Amory Ross