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Paprec Virbac 2 in Barcelona at 20h 49.49 Monday

'Jean Pierre Dick and Damian Foxall crossed the finish line at 20h 49.49'    Barcelona World Race ©

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!

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