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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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A BALLSY MOVE

19-10-2014

Should the team follow the fleet and sail around the top of Cape Verde or break away and sail through the Island cluster knowing full well they could run flat out of wind? Pascal Bidégorry, a man that is a force of nature, makes the move!

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IT’S NOT HOW BIG THE PROBLEM IS, IT’S HOW YOU DEAL WITH IT!

18-10-2014

“I don’t know what we smashed in to but the rudder has been cleanly broken off near the hull,” - Kevin Escoffier

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BREAKING NEWS: BROKEN RUDDER ONBOARD DONGFENG

18-10-2014

BREAKING NEWS: BROKEN RUDDER ONBOARD DONGFENG

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CLOSE TO AFRICA, BUT THE ‘TOURISTS’ KEEP THEIR HEAD IN THE GAME!

17-10-2014

'We're almost being tourists!' Our OBR, Yann Riou, blogs about entering Africa for the first time as Dongfeng Race Team retain the lead!

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GIVING 100 PER CENT, 100 PER CENT OF THE TIME

16-10-2014

Leg 1: Alicante (Spain) to Cape Town (South Africa), 6,487 nautical miles 09:40 UTC, 16.10.14

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CHOCOLATE MOUSSE AND OTHER EXTRAS

16-10-2014

It's Day 5 onboard Dongfeng and today's blog explains the importance of the small things!

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A QUICK AND COMPREHENSIBLE SUMMARY

15-10-2014

A quick and comprehensible summary of the leg so far as Dongfeng stand strong amongst the rest of the fleet

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FAST AND DRY, FASCINATING AND EXHAUSTING

15-10-2014

The day was spent fighting for a place with the rest of the fleet, in sight of each other, in very variable conditions.

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GETTING THE DECK WET

14-10-2014

The latest from our Onboard Reporter Yann Riou

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TALK ABOUT CLOSE COMPETITION

13-10-2014

This close competition is leaving the sailors exhausted as they relentlessly fight for their position amongst the fleet.