Volvo Ocean Race - Images of Sanya: The In Port Race

Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain cross behind Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand to gain position for the start of the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Top international photographer, Ian Roman (GBR) presents this gallery of images from the In Port Race at Sanya, China - part of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA competing in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia,ready to round a mark in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand leading Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France into a mark rounding, in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA chasing Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain, in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Bowman Zane Gills and Antonio Cuervas-Mons trying to control the jennaker, onboard Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain, in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Bowman Zane Gills trying to control the jennaker onboard Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain, in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Chris Nicholson rounding the mark in the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)