March 19, 2015. Leg 5 to Itajai onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 1. The still weakening ex-Cylone Pam serves up a dose of nastiness as the sea state continues to destabilize for the push to get east above it. Charlie Enright driving at high speed - Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race
March, 2015. Leg 5 to Itajai onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Day 01. Justin Slattery tells Ian all is clear as Louis Sinclair pulls himself up out of the water after diving the length of the hull to remove debris from the keel, prop, and rudder - Matt Knighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing / Volvo Ocean Race
March 20, 2015. Leg 5 to Itajai onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 2. As Pam weakens and continues southeast, a high develops to the west of the fleet bringing lighter winds and an early strategical decision to make: north or south on the push east towards Cape Horn. Dave Swete pulls down the fractional code zero after a sail change with the help of Charlie Enright - Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race
Seb Marsset of Team Alvimedica, navigating towrads Auckland in New Zealand during the Volvo Ocean Race. The race, which began in Alicante, southern Spain, on 4 October 2014, covers almost 40,000 nautical miles. Getty Images on BBC.com, 20 Feb 2015.
April 29, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Team Alvimedica. Day 10. True tradewind sailing in 20-25 knots and warm tropical water has everyone smiling, despite occupying the rear of the fleet. Nick Dana hucks a clump of sargasso weed from the garden of it on the bow Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica / Volvo Ocean Race
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