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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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MAPFRE Heads to the United States in Second Place

The sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race began last April 19. The crowd cheered as the boats left Brazil in good weather conditions. At the onset of the race, an in-land course of 5 laps had to be completed. However, due to … Continue reading

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MAPFRE wins the Fourth Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in New Zealand

The Spanish boat from the Real Club Naútico de Sanxenxo, skippered by the Olympic Champion Xabi Fernández, wins the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Hundreds of sailing fans gatheres in Auckland to receive the winners of the fourth … Continue reading

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Challenging Beginning for MAPFRE at Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race

MAPFRE faced challenges at the beginning of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race this January 2015. The team first met harsh conditions in Abu Dhabi characterized by intense fog and little wind. Then came a major challenge while in the … Continue reading

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