Thursday, January 29, 2009

We made it...

Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race

PUMA Ocean Racing, skippered by Ken Read (USA), finishes second, on leg 4 of
the Volvo Ocean Race, from Singapore to Qingdao, China at 08:17:36 GMT

Kenny Read/USA, guided PUMA through the finish of Volvo Ocean Race leg four
in Qingdao, China today at 0817 GMT (1617 local time) to claim second place
after an unbelievable effort, which saw the team break their boom and drop
anchor in the Philippines order to make repairs.

On arrival in Qingdao, PUMA's skipper, Kenny Read said:

"Our crew really became a team on this leg. We have really found our legs.
After our problems we came back with an unbelievable effort. We came
together." -