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Breymaier is First American to Finish BWR

The Barcelona World Race’s sole American competitor, Ryan Breymaier of Annapolis, MD, finished the race on Sunday with a time of 100 days, 3 hours, 13 minutes, and 25 seconds. This was Breymaier’s first circumnavigation, and he was accompanied by … Continue reading

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Barcelona World Race Finish

Virbac-Paprec 3 crossed the finish line of the Barcelona World Race in the Port of Barcelona on Monday at 12hrs, 20mins, and 36sec. Jean-Pierre Dick and Loïck Peyron began their journey on December 31, 2010. Leading virtually the entire race, … Continue reading

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Barcelona World Race First Finishers Expected This Week

The first finishers in the Barcelona World Race are expected to cross the finish line by the end of this week. Virbac-Paprec 3 was 550 miles from Gibraltar on Tuesday morning and Jean-Pierre Dick and Loïck Peyron were expected to … Continue reading

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Mirabaud Dismasts in Barcelona World Race

Dismasted Mirabaud is under engine as crew rides out the worst of a storm that should pass over them in the next few hours. Though the mast broke near the top, above the third set of spreaders, it seems that … Continue reading

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Barcelona World Race Spread Shrinking

Ten days ago they were fifth, a distant 844 miles from third place in the Barcelona World Race fleet, but Monday afternoon Pachi Rivero and Toño Piris passed by Wellington, New Zealand and elevated themselves to a podium place as … Continue reading

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Cook Strait Could Bring Changes in Barcelona World Race

It’s decision-making time for the boats at the front of the Barcelona World Race fleet. With the Indian Ocean safely navigated for the front-runners, the Cook Strait could prove more than just a spectacular backdrop to the next waypoint, but … Continue reading

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Barcelona World Race Update

The Barcelona World Race leaders are separated by either side of a venomous low pressure, but both crews were considering where to set the red line on Wednesday and how hard they have to push to maintain their differential to … Continue reading

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