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Team SCA: Making waves

Updated 1117 GMT (1917 HKT) July 15, 2015
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Looking down from the top of the Team SCA mast. The all-female crew created history in June, winning the eighth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Rick Tomlinson/Team SCA/Getty Images
Team SCA were the first all-female crew to win a stage for 25 years. Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
The eighth and penultimate legs stretches 647 miles from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France and the 15-strong crew won by almost 50 minutes. Brian Carlin/Team Vestas Wind/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
Team SCA became only the fourth female crew in history to compete in the race. Ricardo Pinto/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
The Team SCA sailors celebrate their arrival into Lorient. Carlo Borlenghi/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
Team SCA's eighth-leg victory was the first since Tracy Edwards' Maiden won two legs in 1990. Carlo Borlenghi/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
The SCA crew members pose on their boat. Victor Fraile/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
Skipper Davies told CNN's Mainsail: "We're all really competitive and we want to win." Rick Tomlinson/Team SCA/Getty Images
"We've had a mountain to climb to get here," skipper Sam Davies told the BBC. "The conditions might have been man-breaking, but they were not women breaking." Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images
On a sparkling afternoon of sailing, the SCA boat navigates waters by an offshore lighthouse. Each crew in the race sailed an identically-designed boat. Rick Tomlinson/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images