BOATFEED: February 19

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG leaves the dock in Sanya, China to begin Leg 4, Stage 1, the “Buddha course” – an approximate 40 nautical mile round trip to Sanya Nanshan Temple's Buddha statue and back to the start line.

Leg 4 has been split in to two stages due to a tropical cyclone with up to 11-meter waves in the South China Sea. The fleet will start Stage 2 on Monday, February 20 with a staggered departure on the second stage of Leg 4 in the order they finished Stage 1 of the leg.

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