Leg 8 may have been the shortest to date but it took a heavy toll on the sailors. Massive seas and 40 knot plus winds left the crew of CAMPER battered and bruised. The intense low pressure system that pounded the fleet for the last 48 hours also meant little sleep with many of the sailors not sleeping for two days.
The extreme conditions have meant that team physio Paul Wilson has had his work cut out during the stopover getting the crew back into top shape. Here’s a quick look at the state of the sailors following Leg 8.