Another Race Record for HUGO BOSS

Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes crossed the equator at 01.50 GMT. HUGO BOSS has sailed from strength to strength and in the early hours of this morning crossed the line of the equator, another mile stone in the Barcelona World Race 2014-2015. HUGO BOSS crossed the line 11 days 13 hours and 50 min after the start gun was fired in Barcelona. The race has seen Thomson and Ribes consistently hold first place. The improvements the technical team made to HUGO BOSS Read More

Barcelona World Race HUGO BOSS Week 1 Highlights

One week into the race and HUGO BOSS are going strong! Holding onto first place Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes are currently off the cost of Africa. Together onboard HUGO BOSS they made a tactical decision to leave the Canaries to Port and follow the coast of North Africa keeping HUGO BOSS firmly in the lead. Watch HUGO BOSS Week 1 Highlights Read More

RACE RECORD BROKEN

Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes have broken the Barcelona World Race record to the Straits of Gibraltar. Thomson and Ribes skippers of HUGO BOSS entered the straits of Gibraltar in record time this evening at 19.30. It has taken Thomson and Ribes 2 days 5 hours and 50 minutes to get to the straits a critical area of the race. In previous editions the straits have provided the fleet with some of the windiest conditions in the race. The winds and sea state increase Read More

HUGO BOSS lead the way

Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes are still in the lead today as they head towards the Gibraltar Straights. The wind speed has increased to a perfect 15-20 knots. HUGO BOSS is closely followed by Cheminees Poujoulat. Thomson and Ribes are currently 270 Nautical Miles from the Gibraltar straights. You can follow their progress on the race tracker as they approach. Read More