HUGO BOSS extends title partnership with Alex Thomson Racing.

Today we're pleased to announce that our long-term sponsor, HUGO BOSS, has extended its partnership with the team for a further four years, in a deal that will take us through to the end of 2021. HUGO BOSS has sponsored the team since 2003 in what is one of the longest and most coveted partnerships in sailing. Looking forward to 2020, and with his sights set firmly on the bringing home the gold, Thomson said; “I am looking forward to another successful Read More

Alex & crew finish the 2017 Middle Sea Race!

Fantastic to see Alex and crew finish 3rd over the line in the 2017 Middle Sea Race in Malta, HUGO BOSS cruised over the finish line in Valletta at 01.30 CEST. Described by the crew as a race of extremes with light and tricky conditions for the first half followed by some pretty serious blasting on the way home!! The crew consisted of Irish sailor Nin O’Leary (who was co-skipper during the Fastnet Race in August), our very own boat Captain Will Jackson who has Read More

Alex receives the Chichester Award

On Monday night Alex was presented with the Chichester Award at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes. Presented by The Princess Royal, this prestigious award was given to Alex in recognition of his offshore sailing achievements. First awarded to Sir Francis Chichester in 1967 for single-handedly circumnavigating the globe in Gipsy Moth IV.  To date, the trophy has only be awarded sixteen times. Other past recipients include Sir Robin Knox-Johnston & Dame Read More

Alex Thomson Racing announce Nin O’Leary as co-skipper for Fastnet Race

British skipper Alex Thomson will compete in the Fastnet Race with Irish sailor Nin O’Leary which starts on Sunday 6th August. Thomson, who finished second in the Vendee Globe earlier this year stated ‘I am looking forward to taking part in the Fastnet again and to have Nin as my co-skipper. It is great to be able to support the new generation of offshore sailors.’ O’Leary, a young, talent in offshore sailing has been training with the Alex Thomson Racing team Read More

Alex Thomson Racing sets the benchmark for delivering value as one of the world’s leading sailing teams.

Alex Thomson Racing announce the results of an incredibly successful four year campaign as they look to the future, with the team’s sights set firmly on winning the Vendée Globe in 2020. The team have delivered over €200 million in sponsorship return since 2014 and have set a new benchmark for delivering value within the sport of sailing.  Setting a benchmark of 12 times return on investment, Alex Thomson Racing have over the past 14 years, built a platform Read More

SKYWALK CAMPAIGN WINS GOLD AT BRAND FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

#Skywalk Alex Thomson Racing have won Gold for the Skywalk Campaign in the sport category at last night’s inaugural London Brand Film Festival awards. The campaigned, released in 2016 was the third in the trilogy of British sailor Alex Thomson’s stunts and reached a huge online audience. The death defying stunt saw Thomson kitesurf over the top of his IMOCA open 60 boat, HUGO BOSS, reaching a height equivalent to a 25 story building and landing his kiteboard Read More

Join Alex Thomson for a Parade of Sail through the Solent as he returns to his home base in Portsmouth Harbour

Alex Thomson will be returning home to Gosport on board his racing yacht HUGO BOSS on Saturday 11th February. A parade of sail and celebratory event will be held in Alex's hometown of Gosport this weekend to celebrate the solo skipper's incredible race and podium finish in the prestigious Vendee Globe, a solo, non-stop, race around the world . The Parade of Sail will commence in the Solent close to Spitbank Fort at 10:15. Alex will then sail into Portsmouth Read More

British sailor Alex Thomson defies the odds to finish second in the Vendée Globe, smashing the British record in the process

After 74 days, 19 hours and 35 minutes at sea, British sailor Alex Thomson reached the finish line of the Vendée Globe on his boat HUGO BOSS at 7:37 UTC Friday 20th January 2017, and in doing so broke his own British record of 80 days for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in a monohull. As well as becoming the fastest Brit to ever sail solo around the world, Thomson has matched Dame Ellen MacArthur’s second place finish which she achieved back in Read More

Vendée Globe Race Update: Wednesday 18th January

With just 390 nautical miles left to the finish port of Les Sable d’Olonne and less than two days until the leading duo are expected to complete the solo, non-stop, around the world race, the Vendee Globe, British sailor Alex Thomson is in second place with just 40 nautical miles behind French rival Armel Le Cléac’h. With 98% of the race complete, Thomson is racing towards the finish against his French rival in the battle for first place, sailing at a speed Read More

Vendée Globe Race Update: Tuesday 17th January

With just 587 nautical miles of the Vendee Globe left and just 3 days until the leading duo are expected back in Les Sable d'Olonne, British sailor Alex Thomson is in second place with just 72 nautical miles behind French rival Armel Le Cléac’h. With 98% of the race complete, Thomson is headed back to the finish port of Les Sable d'Olonne, sailing at a speed of 16 knots. The leading duo, who will be duelling all the way to the finish, are approaching lighter Read More