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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Puma's Amory Ross: Land ahoy

The Malacca Strait adventures began last night and we’re still a day out.

Puma's Amory Ross: On top of each other again

Wouldn’t you know it? We’re back on top of each other again.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: Still ahead

If you’re going to have to go upwind, this is exactly how you’d want to do it.

Amory Ross on the VOR: Too hot to sleep

We again find ourselves leading through the early stages of a leg. That makes three for three, and it only helps to reinforce our confidence in the boat, the sails, and the team.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR:

Happy Chinese New Year! We are finally headed to China where they are now celebrating 2012, the Year of the Water Dragon.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: Land at last

We have officially finished our first [incomplete] leg to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012! The sensation is strange.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: Gaining ground

First off, happy Boxing Day to the world that needs a day of rest after Christmas; we only wish we could be so lazy!

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: 3.8 knots of wind

This race takes a long time: 9 months in total and around 130 days of sailing.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: Brutal humidity

Somebody’s turned up the heat out here, holy hot. It’s soaking wet up top, but it sure beats the brutal humidity down below.

Puma's Amory Ross on the VOR: Repetition

Repetition – that’s the one word we can use to describe our leg so far.

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