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13 February 2005, 07:14 pm
Jean Pierre DICK (FRA) Finishes
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Vendée Globe

GMT this Sunday 13 February 2005 and the 60 foot monohull Virbac-Paprec skippered by Jean Pierre Dick crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe 2004, a single-handed race, without stopovers and without assistance departing and finishing in Les Sables d'Olonne (France).
The race time to make the 23 680 miles is 98 days 03 hours and 49 minutes and 38 seconds at an average theoretical speed across the course of 10.05 knots.

References (GMT) :
Start and finish : Les Sables d'Olonne (France)
Number of miles to cover : 23,680 miles
Start date : Sunday 7 November 2004 at 1202 GMT
Date of first arrival : Vincent Riou (PRB) on Wednesday 2 February 2005 at 22hr 49mn 55sec.
Date of second arrival : Jean Le Cam (Bonduelle) on Thursday 3 February 2005 at 05hr 22mn 08sec.
Date of third arrival: Mike Golding on Friday 4 February 2005 at 03 hr 17 minutes 13 sec.
Date of fourth arrival: Dominique Wavre on Tuesday 8 February at 05 hr 15 minutes 20 sec.
Date of fifth arrival: Sébastien Josee on Tuesday 8 February at 12 hr 04 minutes 10 sec.
Dick's Race time : 98 days 03 hours 49 minutes 38 seconds.
Delay behind winner: 10 days 17 hours and 01 minutes.

Jean Pierre Dick's Race (Virbac Paprec) :
Passage of the equator (outward trip) : 19 November 2004 at 0200 GMT 11 days 13 hours and 58 minutes
Passage of the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) : 5 December 2004 at 1200 GMT after 27 days 23 hours and 58 minutes
Passage of Cape Leeuwin (Australia) : 19 December 2004 at 1510 GMT after 42 days 3 hours and 08 minutes
Passage of Cape Horn (Chile) : on 12 January 2005 at 0930 GMT after 65 days 21 hours and 28 minutes
Passage of the equator (return) : on 30 January 2005 at 1145 GMT after 83 days 23 hours and 43 minutes
Story and Image: Vendée Globe website
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