Warm Welcome for Volvo Racers:
After sailing 70 miles up the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet was treated to a warm welcome in Guangzhou, China. The Chinese Dongfeng Race Team was in the spotlight for the festivities upon arrival. Sitting in second place on the overall leaderboard, behind race leaders MAPFRE, Dongfeng was feted by the local fans. After proceeding with the public arrival festivities, the skippers then met the local media.
Charles Caudrelier, skipper, Dongfeng Race Team, speaking about the challenge of the Volvo Ocean Race: “It’s long, very long sometimes, but this is part of the race. The goal is to last. It is difficult. That’s what is very interesting, to manag…
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