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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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WHY THEY MATTERED

21-07-2015

Charles Caudrelier runs his rule over his sailing team…and the manager

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“I AM PROUD OF WHAT WE ACHIEVED TOGETHER” - CHARLES CAUDRELIER

14-07-2015

"Skippering Dongfeng Race Team was my first experience as a leader in a big project..."

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THE FULL STORY: THE FINAL CHAPTER

03-07-2015

Yang Jiru (Wolf) summed up the feelings of the Chinese crew members: “I know from the reaction back home that this project has been great for offshore sailing in China. I hope it will inspire young Chinese sailors for years to come.”

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER SEVEN

03-07-2015

The vibe amongst the Dongfeng Race Team in Newport as the leg 7 re-start day approached was confident but tinged with anxiety...

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER SIX

03-07-2015

For the Dongfeng team it was a race against time to get their dismasted boat to Itajai from Ushuaia and then install a replacement mast and get everything ready for racing in time for the re-start.

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER FIVE

03-07-2015

In the early hours of their 13th night at sea, there was a loud “CRACK!” The mast had suffered a breakage over the top of the third spreader and the broken section was hanging off it like parts of a demented puppet.

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER FOUR

03-07-2015

Managing expectations was high on Charles Caudrelier’s mind when the Dongfeng Race Team skipper prepared to set sail on leg four

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER THREE

03-07-2015

The 4,670-mile course for leg three was another monster and was anything but simple for the six crews remaining in the race.

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER TWO

03-07-2015

From Cape Town to Abu Dhabi, the 'obstacle course' and the tragedy of Team Vestas Wind

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THE FULL STORY: CHAPTER ONE

03-07-2015

In this release is the story of Dongfeng Race Team’s journey from the start line in Alicante to the finish line in Gothenburg. Text by Ed Gorman.