The Barcelona World Race is a new two-handed, non-stop round the world yacht race who started on the 11th November, 2007 [and to be held every four years]. For the its first edition, this race has seen the world's best professional sailors from both solo and fully crewed disciplines coming together to compete against each other in teams of two.
Barcelona World Race winners
Ireland's Damian Foxall helped lead the Paprec-Virbac 2 boat to victory in the inaugural Barcelona World Race on February 2008.Along with co-skipper inaugural Barcelona World Race Jean-Pierre Dick, Foxall steered the boat across the finishing line, after 93 days at sea, exactly three months after the start.
Next Barcelona World Race wil be held in 2010!
The Barcelona World Race is a joint venture between the Fundació per la Navegació Oceànica de Barcelona [FNOB] and leading event management company, OC Events...