17 January 2017

Alex Thomson Breaks 24-hour Solo Monohull World Record (video)

D71 : Alex Thomson's reaction after his record / Vendée Globe

Published Jan 16, 2017: Skipper Alex THOMSON on HUGO BOSS
Alex Thomson Breaks the 24-hour Solo Monohull World Record! 16 Jan 2017:
Incredible! Skipper of Hugo Boss Alex Thomson has just beat the record of distance covered by a solo in 24 hours on a monohull: 536.81 nautical miles!

Vendée Globe D71: A day full of emotions!

Published on Jan 16, 2017 - Vendee Globe Daily highlights
Vendee Globe Update: In the Vendee Globe 2016-17 solo non-stop round-the-world sailing race, Armel Le Cleac'h on BANQUE POPULAIRE VIII is narrowly leading Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS at the front of the fleet heading towards the finish at Les Sables d'Olonne, France.
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The Vendée Globe race record is held by François Gabart, who finished after 78 days. The eighth Vendée Globe began from Les Sables d'Olonne, France, on Sunday, 6th November 2016.

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