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Girl Power: Brouwer and Riou selected as part of Dongfeng Race Team

16-03-2017

Charles Caudrelier, the skipper of Dongfeng, today names female sailing stars Carolijn Brouwer and Marie Riou as part of Dongfeng Race Team in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18.

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Dongfeng Race Team announces “top-guns” Beyou, Bannatyne and Wislang

07-03-2017

Dongfeng Race Team, the Chinese entry in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, today announced two of New Zealand’s top offshore ocean racing sailors and a star of French solo sailing as among its squad.

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Dongfeng Race Team sets sail for Lorient

28-02-2017

With just 263 days to go until the Volvo Ocean Race begins, Dongfeng Race Team depart Lisbon and set sail for Lorient this afternoon, their training base for the next five months.

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A new story begins as Caudrelier takes the wheel once again

27-01-2017

Dongfeng Race Team became the first to take delivery of its newly-refitted race boat today, on the eve of Chinese New Year and two years to the day since Dongfeng won the leg in Sanya

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From the shed to the sea

17-01-2017

Dongfeng Race Team’s upgraded Volvo Ocean 65 returned to the water today in Lisbon, with The Boatyard guiding their prized handiwork from the cradle to the dock.

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The Wait Is Over - She’s Back

13-01-2017

We have all been waiting and watching as The Boatyard in Lisbon work tirelessly to finish the refit process of 'Boat Number One'. That boat was our beloved Chinese boat and we can finally present our (almost) new racing machine...

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Blessed by the weather, UBOX storms to Hobart to claim third place overall on handicap

28-12-2016

Charles Caudrelier and a mixed French and Chinese crew aboard the Cookson 50, UBOX, reached Hobart in Tasmania earlier today at the end of a storming Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race that saw them finish – provisionally – in third place on handicap.

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Christmas on the other side of the world for UBOX-Dongfeng Race Team in the Sydney-Hobart race

24-12-2016

Charles Caudrelier, the skipper of Dongfeng Race Team in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, is making his final preparations for his first attempt at one of the most famous challenges in world sailing - the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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Looking beautiful

19-12-2016

Charles Caudrelier, the skipper of Dongfeng Race Team, the Chinese entry in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, has been down in Lisbon

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A new life begins

09-12-2016

Dongfeng is the first Volvo Ocean 65 into the Boatyard for pre-race refit. About seven kilometres out of the centre of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, there is an old fish market that has been converted into a marina with the fish sheds now used for yacht re-fit work.