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A PODIUM FINISH IN SWEDEN GIVES MAPFRE FOURTH PLACE OVERALL

The current edition of the round the world race came to an end in Gothenburg (Sweden) with the last In-Port race. MAPFRE bids farewell to the general public with a podium finish (third), fulfilling their goal of beating Alvimedica to … Continue reading

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3rd Place Podium Finish for MAPFRE in the Final Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race

The ninth leg, which finished in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, bids farewell to the offshore legs of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Spanish team, MAPFRE, claims their fourth podium position in this edition of the race, by overtaking Donfeng … Continue reading

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A SOLID START FOR “MAPFRE” IN THE LAST LEG OF THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE

The Spanish boat, skippered by Iker Martínez, started the last leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on June 16, which runs from Brittany (France) to Sweden, and includes a 24-hour pit stop in the Hague (Holland). Eight months since the … Continue reading

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New Podium Finish for MAPFRE, Second Place in Lisbon

MAPFRE finishes Leg 7 in Second Place after nine days, 11 hours, 31 minutes and 39 seconds. It is the third podium finish in this Volvo Ocean Race for the Spanish team, which includes British sailor Rob Greenhalgh among its … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race Veteran, Rob Greenhalgh Sails with MAPFRE

British sailor Robert Greenhalgh joins MAPFRE as one of the captains for this year’s Volvo Ocean Race. For Greenhalgh, a well-known sailor, sets forth on his fourth Volvo Ocean Race with the Spanish team. He won the race in 2005-2006 on … Continue reading

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Leg 2 for the Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE in Second Place

After only 24 hours since the beginning of second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE places second with the leader, Alvimedica, only three miles ahead. According to MAPFRE navigator Jean Luc Nélias, the night was tough and the team lost some … Continue reading

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