Yachting: Team NZ battles to fix hull in horror seas

Team New Zealand continues to attempt to fix their boat in the horror seas in the Southern Ocean on leg five of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Camper suffered extensive damage to its hull yesterday and has since lost considerable time on the rest of the fleet.

It's understood they're constantly working on the boat which is being pelted by 10 metre high waves.

They're now 149 nautical miles off the lead of Groupama.

The French syndicate is 40 nautical miles ahead of second placed Telefonica.

Meanwhile Sanya is slowly limping back to New Zealand and now is unlikely to arrive in Tauranga until at least Wednesday.

- Newstalk ZB

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