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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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NO POINT PRETENDING

24-10-2014

Dongfeng crosses the Equator at 0845 UTC but its not been an easy ride for the team!

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ESCAPING THE DOLDRUMS ‘NEIGHBOURHOOD’

23-10-2014

60+ hours of torment could be at an end as Dongfeng looks to be escaping the Doldrums.

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THE DOLDRUMS FOR DUMMIES

22-10-2014

It’s all about ‘friendly clouds, angry clouds, sweat and patience’

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Welcome to the sauna

22-10-2014

'I didn't get that kind of lull for a long time' - Pascal. The latest from onboard Dongfeng as they pass through the Doldrums.

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TRADITIONAL TACTICS?

21-10-2014

Artemis Offshore Academy Graduate and Offshore Figaro Sailor, Henry Bomby, talks tactics

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DULL DAY, CRAZY NIGHT

21-10-2014

Heading towards the Doldrums, Yann Riou reports 'It’s not much fun, but we’re not down. The day will be complex, we know that, but we are resourceful!"

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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!