Doha 2006 claims biggest prize in yachting history

Doha 2006 has won the Oryx Quest 2005. She crossed the finish line at 11.01.22 in Doha (08.01.22 GMT) making Brian Thompson the first skipper to win the non-stop round-the-world boat race which commenced and finished in Qatar. By being first across the line, Doha 2006 has picked up $1m, the biggest prize fund in yachting history. Skipper Brian Thompson and the crew were all smiles as they disembarked at the Oryx Quest Marina on Doha