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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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Audacious overnight move stretches Dongfeng’s lead, but Cold Front passage will ‘melt lead away’

03-05-2015

A fifth of this leg still to go, just over a 1000 miles of intense racing, and nothing is decided at all. Read full update here...

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LEG 6, DAY 14 - CHARLES BLOG: INCREDIBLE THIS VOLVO OCEAN RACE

03-05-2015

'Another exceptional leg of this edition. 13 days of racing, 4300 miles raced and 4 of us are in sight of each other.' - read more from Charles Caudrelier here.

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LEG 6, DAY 14 - SUPERHEROES

03-05-2015

A discussion about favourite superheroes onboard in today's blog. Eric's favourite is Spiderman, Thomas' is Batman and Pascal's? Pascal's is Rocky...

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LEG 6, DAY 13 - WHIPLASH

02-05-2015

'Is it possible to compare Jazz and offshore sailing? Meh. It’s a stretch, but to be great at both certainly requires a lifetime of training, instinct and improvisation.' - Sam Greenfield

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THREE HORSE RACE…WE’LL SEE

02-05-2015

All change again for the front three as Dongfeng go from leading the fleet this morning to being back in third place in the latest position report, although there is only 1.3nm in it

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LEG 6, DAY 12 - SCRAPPING OVER THE MINUTEST OF LEADS

01-05-2015

With over 3,000 miles of this leg to Newport done, the front runners continue to scrap over the lead like they were just out of the starting blocks.

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MORE THAN A PROUD PARTNER BUT AN AVID SUPPORTER TOO…

01-05-2015

We received a great message of support from one of the girls at Maersk Line. We loved it that much we just had to publish it. Read more here

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LEG 6, DAY 12 - RAMBO

01-05-2015

Seaweed has played a big part in the last 1000nm of racing, especially the 'neon green mistletoe' type called Sargassum.

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LEG 6, DAY 11 - WHEN WEST IS NO LONGER BEST

30-04-2015

Charles’ energy has been consumed these past few days by a crucial routing decision. The past 24 hours the team have been setting themselves up for what they potentially believed was the best way to pass the Caribbean looking for the optimum combination of best wind strength and wind angle. However as Charles has reported in his latest email “West is no longer best.”

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LEG 6, DAY 11 - CHARLES BLOG: THE LAST MEN STANDING

30-04-2015

The end of this race will be won by the last men standing. At this stage a bad result becomes harder and harder to accept and could kill the little energy we have left.