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anarchy called it

mtSo Mark Turner is indeed the new CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race – Anarchy called that one early. Pictured here an almost prophetic photograph of Knut & Mark at the end of the last race in Gothenburg. In the foreground is Gary, CEO of Dongfeng Trucks with all three pictured at the end of a campaign which saw DFRT go from making up numbers (the pundits view – not the team) to podium finishers.
Just recently saw a mini reunion for Charles, Pascall, Black and Kong in the 560 mile China Sea Race. Is that a sign?
Frankly, I don’t know, however, I for one have complete faith that Mark will bring his success with Dongfeng Race Team to the wider focus and challenges of The Race as a whole. Now just a few gaps in the route to fill and the small matter of teams to appear on the start line.
We should wish him well, our sport needs the Volvo Ocean Race as its highest profile advert and in Mark Turner I think VOR has found a worthy successor, perhaps the only worthy successor, to Knut Frostad. – Shanghai Sailor.