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The Vendée Globe

A gruelling single-handed, non-stop, unassisted race around the world –British skipper Thomson has now arrived at the race village in Les Sables d’Olonne and, together with his extended team, is making final preparations before setting off, for an average of 26,000 nautical miles in his round-the-world journey alone. 

After finishing in third place in the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe, and breaking a British record along the way, Thomson will this year seek to make history and become the first British sailor ever to win the iconic race

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British skipper Alex Thomson is a major talent in international yacht racing. Competing in the high-speed, extreme IMOCA 60 class, Alex has been sponsored by HUGO BOSS since 2003, making their relationship one of the longest in sailing sports sponsorship.

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HUGO BOSS have sponsored Alex since 2003, boasting a 12 year long partnership, one of the longest sponsorships in the world of sailing. Alex and his racing team complement the HUGO BOSS brand. His style and character along with his achievements in offshore racing, combined with his record breaking results cements this longstanding successful partnership.

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