Audio from the Volvo

Ericsson crewman describes how to get ahead in yacht racing when there is no wind
Leg eight of the Volvo Ocean Race has been the slowest to date. In fact says Ericsson crewman Richard Mason, it is some of the lightest wind sailing some of the veterans on board Neal McDonald's Swedish entry have seen - ever! In this audio clip Mason describes the leg so far, how they opened up a 12 mile lead going into the Lizaard and saw it evaporate and their progress around the southwestern corner of Ireland. Click here to listen to the audio