Ian Walker’s new Volvo 70 is first monohull to finish and sets new record

Ian Walker’s VO70 Abu Dhabi has broken the monohull record finishing at 0749 this morning, completing the course in 1 day, 18 hours and 39 mins. She breaks the record set by the 100ft Leopard by 1 hour, 39 mins.

Listen to Ian Walker’s reaction as he stepped off the boat this morning in Plymouth.

The second of the brand new VO70s to take part in the race, Groupama4 finished at 0753 and also breaks Leopard’s record.
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