MAPFRE conquers China

MAPFRE conquers China

An impeccable victory today for the Spanish team, in the Guangzhou in-port race, completing 4 laps of a windward/leeward course.

Winners of the Around Hong Kong Island Race

Winners of the Around Hong Kong Island Race

After a painful start, in clearly light and unstable wind conditions, the Spanish team, skippered by Basque sailor Xabi Fernández, took command of the Around Hong Kong Island Race.

MAPFRE ready for action

MAPFRE ready for action

Xabi Fernández’s crew face the HGC In-port race and Around Hong Kong Island Race, being held this weekend (on Saturday and Sunday respectively), and whose combined results will count as one event on the Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race Series scoring board.