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Introducing the new HUGO BOSS boat

by Alex Thompson Racing 4 Aug 2019 02:53 PDT
Latest images from the radical new Hugo Boss aimed at the singlehanded Vendee Globe round the world race © Lloyd Images

Designed by Alex Thomson Racing and naval architects VPLP, and built by world-renowned boat builder Jason Carrington, the new HUGO BOSS boat is the first of its kind in the world.

The IMOCA 60 racing yacht has been built with one goal in mind - to win the Vendée Globe in 2020-21.

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