More images of the Volvo fleet at high speed in squall

PUMA Ocean Racing surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

More images ftom the Volvo fleet as they blast blasted their way off the coast of Ireland hitting over 30kts, in squalls. The Volvo media team present these amazing images of Volvo 70's at full pelt, after they were caught with the big gear on in a 38kt squall.

The fleet were passing the the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start ofLleg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand

Ericsson 4 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Ericsson 3 surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Green Dragon racing down the coast of Ireland on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand

Telefonica Blue surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

PUMA Ocean Racing surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Green Dragon surfing at 30 knots off the Blasket Islands West of Ireland, shortly after the start of leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Telefonica Blue reaches Land’s End on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.

Ericsson 4 and PUMA Ocean Racing reach Land’s End on leg 8 from Galway to Marstrand.