Volvo Ocean Race: Camper arrives in Lorient, France

England, London. 5th September 2011. CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand sail up the River Thames, past the University of Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum.

Camper, the Volvo Ocean Race entry sailed by Emirates Team New Zealand has arrived in the French port of Lorient as she heads for the race start in Alicante.

Lorient has been converted from a World War 2 submarine base into a haven for trans-oceanic racing, and houses many current and past French ocean racers.

Groupama 3 with the submarine base in the background - Lorient, France