Barcelona World Race

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A BWR balloon at the 2010 pontoon.

The Barcelona World Race is a non-stop, round-the-world yacht race for crews of two, sailed on Open 60 IMOCA monohull boats. Following the Clipper route, it starts and finishes in Barcelona.

The inaugural race, contested in 2007-2008 by nine boats, was won by Jean-Pierre Dick and Damian Foxall on the boat Paprec-Virbac 2 in a time of 92 days. The second edition of the race started on 31 December 2010 and was won by Jean-Pierre Dick and Loïck Peyron on Virbac-Paprec 3 in a time of 93 days 22 hours 20 min 36 sec. The third edition of the race started with eight boats on 31 December 2014 and was won by Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam on Cheminées Poujoulat in a time of 84 days 5 hours 50 min 25sec.

Editions[edit]

  • 2007–08 Barcelona World Race
  • 2010–11 Barcelona World Race
  • 2014–15 Barcelona World Race

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