Chinese team Dongfeng announced that it will take part in the next Volvo Ocean Race, according to the regatta's website.
The Chinese have twice participated in the legendary round-the-world sailing race: in 2011-12 the Celestial Empire was represented by Sanya, in 2008-09 - by Green Dragon. However,» they could not boast of domestic «crews. More precisely, there were only two of them: on-board journalist Guo Chuan in the race 2008-09 on «Green Dragon» and Teng («Tiger») Jianghe in Team Sanya.
Recall that VOR 2014-2015 will be the first in the forty-year history of the regatta on monotypes. Team SCA was the first to test their pink Volvo Ocean 65 boat.