Henri Lloyd is the first team to cross the Sarangani virtual mark at 12.44.17 UTC, signifying the end of racing in the first part of Race 8. It was hotly pursued by GREAT Britain, reportedly just four boat lengths behind. OneDLL finished just 25 minutes later at 13.09.15 UTC to take third place.
The fleet will motor sail from here to a restart point in the South China Sea.
Places for Race 8 into Singapore will be awarded based on total cumulative time racing parts A and B.
The estimated arrival window into One15 Marina at Sentosa Cove, Singapore is 14 February.
To see finish times for the rest of the fleet in Race 8A, go to the Race Viewer leaderboard, HERE.