Wednesday, 28 January 2015

DONGFENG takes Victory in Hometown.

DONGFENG takes Victory in Sanya, China, for the Leg 3 in VolvoOceanRace. It is a well desireved Victory for this young team , who lead most of the Leg 3 route.

DONGFENG on her way to the Finish in Sanya.
By virtue of this Win, Dongfeng is now also Leader in the Overall Ranking for the VOR. It was a sweat home-coming and always is nicest to win in your hometown.

Dongfeng has sailed a superb Leg3, with taking the lead in the Indian Ocean and slowly but steady extending their lead. The route had some moments with the harmonica effect, inside the Strait of Malacca , which must have boosted the nerves of the Dongfeng sailors, but by not making major mistakes, they kept the lead and brought it home.

The complete ranking for the Leg 3 arrivals is here:

Dongfeng Race Team
, Sailing time23d 13h 31m 38s

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
,sailing time23d 16h 50m 30s
Team Alvimedica,               SAiling time23d 17h 51m 15s

MAPFRE,                            SAiling time23d 18h 23m 20s

Team Brunel,                     SAiling time23d 18h 23m 20s

Team SCA,                        SAiling time24d 02h 41m 45s

 The TAB SCORECARD above will bring You to the scorecards.

Next event is the Sanya In-Port Race on Saturday 7th February.

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