2015-05-07 / Front Page

Spectacular Perspective

Stopover Begins, China's Dongfeng Arrives First


From left to right TOP: 
1/ Matt Knighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, 2/ Matt Knighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, 3/ Sam Greenfield / Dongfeng Race Team, 4/ Corinna Halloran / Team SCA, 5/ Amory Ross / Team AlvimedicaBOTTOM: 1/ Francisco Vignale / MAPFRE, 2/ Stefan Coppers / Team Brunel, 3/ Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica, 4/ Amory Ross / Nick Dana Team Alvimedica, 5/ Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica From left to right TOP: 1/ Matt Knighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, 2/ Matt Knighton / Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, 3/ Sam Greenfield / Dongfeng Race Team, 4/ Corinna Halloran / Team SCA, 5/ Amory Ross / Team AlvimedicaBOTTOM: 1/ Francisco Vignale / MAPFRE, 2/ Stefan Coppers / Team Brunel, 3/ Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica, 4/ Amory Ross / Nick Dana Team Alvimedica, 5/ Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica Locals lined the shores the night of May 6 when word quickly spread that the lead boats were expected to reach the bay within an hour, a full day ahead of schedule, thanks to excellent sailing conditions. The fairer than normal weather and winds which facilitated the speedy leg is expected to continue and will no doubt fuel both crowds and enthusiasm after the long dismal winter for the continuing pelagic race.



Overcoming many setbacks, Dongfeng Race Team wins sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Overcoming many setbacks, Dongfeng Race Team wins sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Navy Band Northeast was part of the opening festivities at Volvo Race Village, playing alongside SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Tall Ship. (Photos by Jack Kelly) Navy Band Northeast was part of the opening festivities at Volvo Race Village, playing alongside SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Tall Ship. (Photos by Jack Kelly)

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