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Vestas 11th Hour Racing won the Gothenburg race, but with just one more in-port event to go, MPAFRE holds an unbeatable lead on the overall points table.

At 1600 Miss Scarlet was ahead of Ran Tan and Patrice in the 654 nautical mile anti-clockwise spin around New Caledonia .

Sunday's Gothenburg In-Port Race provides up close racing in the second home of the Volvo Ocean Race.

It was an extra-special arrival for three crew members on board Visit Seattle, all of whom call New York home.

The most exciting start was Class 15 in the Lighthouse Division, among these high-tech, high-speed, professionally crewed boats, including Rambler 88.

The prediction is for a light-weather start in east/north-easterly 7-8 knots and a temperature of 26 degrees.

The results mean MAPFRE and Team Brunel sit equal at the top of the leaderboard with 65 points.

Tango finished the 241-nm race a little over nine minutes ahead of second place Galateia with 2016 line honours winner Magic Carpet Cubed arriving in Genoa some 20 minutes later.

Sir Robin fired the gun to send the 17-strong fleet of 2018 Golden Globe Race yachts on their way to Les Sables d’Olonne for the start of this 50th anniversary solo circumnavigation on Sunday July 1st.

Since his round the world record six months ago he has spent a lot of time doing other sports, but also at the office with his team.

Sanya Serenity Coast has further strengthened its lead in the overall standings after taking second place.

The onboard speedos were screaming into the mid-20s as winds built to more than 25 knots around ten miles off the coast of the Outer Hebrides.

The latest ETA has the majority of the teams crossing the finish line within an eleven-hour period, from mid-afternoon UTC time today.

In a bizarre twist, the seven teams found themselves heading due west on Tuesday afternoon (UTC), away from the finish port of Gothenburg, Sweden, as they battled to get across the ridge 100 miles off the Irish coast.

Whilst the entire fleet is yet to complete the sprint, it currently looks as though Nasdaq and Garmin are battling for the maximum three bonus points on offer.