Jean Pierre Dick and Loick Peyron (FRA) beat Alex Thompson and Andrew Cape's (GBR) previous record of 501.3 NM at an average speed of 20.9 knots on Hugo Boss in the 2007 Barcelona World Race.
Record: 60 ft Monohull 24 Hour Distance Record
Name: Jean Pierre Dick and Loïck Peyron (FRA)
Dates: 21 January to 22 January 2011. At 11:00 UTC on both days.
Start position: 36 43.51'S; 28 29.83'W
Finish position: 39 15.79'S; 18 16.63'W
Distance: 506.333 NM
Average speed: 21.1 kts
Comments: This record was established during the Barcelona double handed Race.
Previous record: 2007 "Hugo Boss" Alex Thompson and Andrew Cape, GBR, 501.3nm, 20.9kts
World Sailing Speed Record Council website - www.sailspeedrecords.com
Event website - www.barcelonaworldrace.org