The long round-the-world Barcelona World Race 2014-15 is coming to an end, but we already know the names of the winners. The experienced duo of Bernard Stamm (Switzerland) and Jean Le Cam (France) arrived at the finish line first. The leaders' time is 84 days, 5 hours, 50 minutes and 25 seconds. The team had covered 27,950 nautical miles.
This is the first time the athletes have raced in pairs, but their combined experience is impressive. Between them, Stamm and Le Cam have accumulated 60 transatlantic crossings, 9 round trips and 6 round trips in the US Open. Vendee Globe The two athletes have a combined experience of 60 transatlantic crossings, nine circumnavigations and six races in the itBoat.
At the time of writing the news, the other competitors have not yet finished. So far, the crew of Guillermo Altadilla and José Muñoz are in second position. Third are Anna Corbella and Gerard Marin. You can follow the athletes' arrival in the city on the project website.
The finish takes place in the city of Barcelona, the same place where the start was held on December 31, 2014. Eight teams are taking part in the non-stop IMOCA 60 class twin race. Seven crews remain in line at the moment, with the duo of Alex Thompson and Pepe Ribes dropping out of the competition as their boat has lost its mast.