Cheers to them that won nice and cleanly the Abu Dhabi in Port race. On the weak wind wins they showed that they are incredibly good sailors. My take is that on this type of boat, with lots of changing of heavy sails they are at disadvantage on stronger and changeable condition; Just less physical power to do all the heavy work (and those big sails are heavy). Curiously I think that on a solo boat, being almost all sails on furlers women are less disadvantaged then here regarding the different physical power.
They are all now at sea again on their way to China, all very close with the Chinese boat leading. If they arrive first at Sanya it would be a big party for the Chinese and would do wonders for the sail popularity there. I wish them good luck with that.:-)