Today the full team, that combines sailors from France, China and Sweden, has been announced at the team’s official press conference in Lorient, France.
Two new Platinum Partners join the team today supporting Title Partner Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles – China’s Aeolus Tyres, a global top 20 premium tyre manufacturer, and the city of Shiyan, Dongfeng’s home city and with its Wudang Mountains, the spiritual home of Kung Fu.
Dongfeng Race Team complete transatlantic crossing The team arrived in Lorient, France at 1700 local time after completing their first Atlantic crossing onboard the new Volvo Ocean 65 Dongfeng.
The team are in the last 24 hours of their first transatlantic crossing and the final training hurdle for the Chinese sailors.
During the past 24 hours Dongfeng Race Team have experienced some fantastic training conditions. Since the start of the transatlantic, Caudrelier and his crew have had their fair share of ups and downs, but now exactly a week into the crossing they are proving stronger than ever.
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Amy Monkman (English Language)
Xiaowei Wu / Capri Wu (Chinese Language)
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