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ERIC PERON ON DONGFENG. Because the Horn is there!


More than two days behind schedule due to the violent cyclone Pam plaguing the northeast of New Zealand, the fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race was finally able to leave Auckland (NZ) last night on Tuesday, March 17 for Leg 5 to Itajaí (BRA) via Cape Horn. An emblematic passage for any sailor going around the world! Between real desire and legitimate concern, Eric Peron is eager to get stuck in. A few hours prior to the start of the 5th leg, the Breton skipper gave us his impressions of this iconic navigation in the roaring 40s and howling 50s. …

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