Vestas 11th Hour Racing, Volvo Ocean Race set sail for Newport

VESTAS 11TH HOUR RACING'S Mark Towill, left, and Charlie Enright, right, begin Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Itajai, Brazil to Newport. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE
VESTAS 11TH HOUR RACING'S Mark Towill, left, and Charlie Enright, right, begin Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Itajai, Brazil to Newport. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE
PROVIDENCE — Newport-based Vestas 11th Hour Racing began the eighth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race Sunday from Brazil and is en route to Newport, along with six other Volvo Ocean 65s, for the lone North American stopover scheduled for next month. The 5,100-nautical mile leg is expected to last approximately 16 days and take…

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