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It never stops in the world of offshore racing, day and night 24/7 we have content coming off the boat straight to you! This page is where we post all our stories and live updates so you can keep up to date with what's going on. Don't forget you can also write to our team and ask questions by emailing messageofsupport@dongfengraceteam.com



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« We are not the King of the road right now! »

21-11-2014

Latest blog from Yann on Day 2, Leg 2

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« On n’est pas les rois de la piste, en ce moment ! »

21-11-2014

« On n’est pas les rois de la piste, en ce moment ! » (Charles)

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WHAT A START!

20-11-2014

Blog from day 1, leg 2

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Un départ extraordinaire et une nuit ordinaire

20-11-2014

Un départ extraordinaire et une nuit ordinaire, Yann Riou

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A FULL ON NERVE-RACKING AND POTENTIALLY BOAT WRECKING START TO LEG 2

19-11-2014

A full on, nerve-racking and potentially boat wrecking start to the 2nd leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Table Mountain and its unstable winds that have such a reputation for causing havoc for the racing sailors that tackle it, didn't disappoint.

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MENDING BROKEN BODIES TO BE RACE FIT ONCE MORE

18-11-2014

The Volvo Ocean Race makes extraordinary demands on the bodies of the sailors in the Dongfeng Race Team. Read the story of Pascal Bidégorry...

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TIME TO SUIT UP, BOOT UP AND DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN

18-11-2014

With very little time off and a few broken bodies, there are now less than 24 hours to go until the start of the 6,125 nautical mile second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race and it’s time for Charles and his team to suit up, boot up and do it all over again.

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Volvo Ocean Race leg two preview

17-11-2014

After 25 days at sea in leg one, the crew of the Dongfeng Race Team are now preparing for the challenge of leg two from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi.

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE START LINE

15-11-2014

''Getting off to a good start during these in-port races will count for 90% of the performance. Today it almost counted for 100%.” – Thierry Peponnet, Dongfeng Race Team Coach

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IN-PORT RACE RESULTS FROM CAPE TOWN

15-11-2014

IMPROVEMENT FOR DONGFENG RACE TEAM AS THEY FINISH FOURTH IN CAPE TOWNS IN-PORT RACE!