Images from Alicante: Volvo Ocean Race - working around the clock

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing remove their broken mast in Alicante.

The Abu Dhabi sailing and support crew are working around the clock to get the Volvo Ocean racer back in the water and playing catch up with the other four competitors as they head for Capetown via a rounding mark off Brazil.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing remove their broken mast in Alicante. (Credit: Nick Dana/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing prepare their new mast and rigging in Alicante. (Photo Credit Must Read: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)