Racing Danger

Fears of Indian Ocean piracy have forced the Volvo Ocean Race to draw up a secret route for the second and third legs of the 2011-12 round-the-world challenge, organisers have announced.

Plans to sail through an East African corridor in the Indian Ocean on Leg Two from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi, and again on Leg Three from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, have been scrapped after advice from marine security experts.

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