SOURCE: Volvo Ocean Race
In Port Race Press Conference in Cape Town
Strategies and expectations for the inshore race
Several crew changes amongst the fleet:
- Team Alvimedica: the youngest crew in the race will sail with 7 sailors instead of 8. Italia's Alberto Bolzan will be back for Leg 2 start on Wednesday.
- Dongfeng Race Team: as planned, the Chinese crew are rotating. Black (Xue Liu) will take part to the In-Port Race and the Leg 2 instead of Wolf.
- MAPFRE: Rob Greenhalgh (GBR) and Jean-Luc Nélias (FRA) are taking part to the In-Port Race and the Leg 2 instead of Michel Desjoyeaux (FRA) and Nico Lunven (FRA)
- Team SCA: Elodie-Jane Mettraux (SUI) is now onboard, replacing her sister Justine.