Mangina-PYR, aka Adelaine-based Matt Johnson, is no stranger to life at the front of the fleet, having won the 2016-17 Vendee Globe game.
However he’s practically neck and neck with New Zealander Barquerme in second, with Brazilian player xiribitz_1 in third just 0.1 of a mile behind.
A mile back, overall game leader Tessa94 was in 30th.
As is customary in the Volvo Ocean Race game, the positions at the top have been changing constantly – and less than 1.5 miles separates the top 50 players.
The leading pack were today inside 350 miles of the finish line of The Hague, having enjoyed a fast dive south from Gothenburg to Aarhus on the east coast of Denmark and then back north again.
Moderate north-westerly winds are forecast to fire the fleet towards the Leg 11 finish line, bringing to a close the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race.
After a nine-month battle with British player Sideshow, Tessa94 has done enough to know that overall victory is secure – but there’s still plenty of spoils up for grabs.
Who’ll claim the bragging rights of winning the 11th and final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race game? Stay tuned to www.volvooceanrace.com/game to find out!