17 Feb '12, 4pm

Yachting: Strong winds put Volvo start in peril: The fleet of six yachts is to set sail from China's Sanya on th...

Yachting: Strong winds put Volvo start in peril: The fleet of six yachts is to set sail from China's Sanya on th...

SANYA, China: Cyclone-strength winds in the South China Sea have forced Volvo Ocean Race organisers to consider delaying a leg start for the first time, according to a race official. The fleet of six yachts is to set sail from China's Sanya on the fourth leg to Auckland on Sunday but the forecast of boat-breaking, 50-knot winds and 10-metre waves could push it back as late as Wednesday. Weighing heavily on race management is the recollection of the last time the fleet raced through the Luzon Strait between Taiwan and the Philippines in the 2008-2009 season, when three damaged boats were forced out. "These are conditions capable of breaking a boat in two in a heartbeat,'' said race chief Knut Frostad. "Yes, this is the one of the world's toughest sporting events, but we will not take any unnecessary risks." The potential postponement has divided the racing camps with leadin...

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