The majority of the VOR fleet should cross the Leg 8 finish line in Gothenburg later today

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is currently close tacking in 24 knots of wind off the island strewn coast of Norway with 26 nautical miles still to go to the lighthouse waypoint at Arendal.

Assa Abloy still has a one-mile lead from illbruck andAmer Sports Too, at the back of the fleet has made up considerably on the rest of the fleet making up 36 miles in the last six hours.

Position Report, Day 5, 0358 GMT


2 ILBK (1 mile from leader)

3 TYCO (2 miles from leader)

4 NEWS (2 miles from leader)

5 AONE (4 miles from leader)

6 TSEB (5 miles from leader)

7 DJCE (20 miles from leader)

8 ATOO (116 miles from leader)