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Alex Thomson Smashes Transatlantic Record

(Source: Navtec) Lewmar and Navtec would like to express our congratulations to Alex Thomson, who sailed HUGO BOSS over the finish line yesterday evening to break the single-handed monohull transatlantic record by more than 24 hours.

Fully equipped with Navtec’s Z-System PBO rigging and Anti-Torsion PBO forestays, Alex’s achievement adds to Navtec’s already impressive list of records :

•Overall Transatlantic West to East Record (Banque Populaire 5)
•Single-Handed Round the World Record (IDEC)
•Single-Handed East to West (Cadiz / San Salvador) (IDEC)
•Jules Verne (Overall Round the World Record) (Banque Populaire 5)
•24H Distance Record (Banque Populaire 5)

Navtec will be supplying a brand new set of PBO to HUGO BOSS in August as he attempts to become the first British winner of the Vendee Globe later this year.

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  1. Nice work to the Boss team. But surely, that current set of PBO rigging can't be very old can it?

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