2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race
30 Mar 15
Volvo Ocean Race can confirm that Dongfeng Race Team broke its mast early on Monday (GMT, March 30) but fortunately nobody has been injured and there is no immediate danger to the crew.
Volvo Ocean Race
Jinniu Sailing Centre is located in the northeast of the Liuhe District of Nanjing, it is around a 30 minute drive from the Youth Olympic Games Village.
Jinniu Lake was built in 1959 and is the largest artificial lake in Nanjing, the depth of the lake varies from 7m - 10m. The lake is up to 2,200m in some parts and 1,200m at the narrowest end.
The average wind speed for August is 6 knots with maximum wind speeds getting up to 9 knots, the prevailing wind direction is east.
The water is clear and the centre is big enough to incorporate all the activities of the Youth Olympic Games.