Paprec Virbac 2 in Barcelona at 20h 49.49 Monday

Jean Pierre Dick and Damian Foxall crossed the finish line at 20h 49.49

Big welcome for Paprec Virbac 2 in Barcelona

Jean Pierre Dick and Damian Foxall have crossed the finish line at 20h 49.49 GMT in the port of Barcelona and officially are the winners of the first edition of the Barcelona World Race.


The ecstatic duo are clearly over the moon, jumping up and down in celebration of an incredible feat - 92 days 8 hours 49 minutes and 49 seconds having covered 28,329 miles non-stop around the world.

A victorious Paprec Virbac 2 makes its way into the port of Barcelona and its point of departure exactly three months ago today. Flanked by numerous sailing craft accompanying the boat to shore and amidst cheers and shouts of greetings and congratulations skippers Jean Pierre Dick and Damian Foxall finally come home!

08_01202 ©ThMartinez/Sea&Co/Barcelona World Race. BARCELONA - SPAIN, 11 February 2008 . 2007 Barcelona World Race, Double-Handed, Non-Stop Sailing Round the World Race. 25,000 miles over three months across the planet's most hostile and challenging oceans in high-performance IMOCA Open 60 monohulls.Race started on 11th Nov 2007 from Barcelona (Spain). "PAPREC-VIRBAC 2" Skipper Jean-Pierre Dick (FRA) , co-skipper Damian Foxall (IRL) as they approach the finish line. "Paprec-Virbac 2" should